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Hector Lake

Location: Banff National Park, Icefields Parkway, AB, Canada, UTM: 11U 544140 E / 5715377 N

Vital Statistics: Elevation: 1780 Metres (5,838 Feet)  

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Topographic Map: 82n09 Hector Lake

Description: Visible only briefly by vehicles traveling the Icefields Parkway, this turquoise lake is formed by meltwater from the Waputik Icefield hidden behind the solid barrier of mountains that rise above its waters. The name Waputik translates to “white goat” and refers to the mountain goat, the true master of the high country.

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