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Maligne Lake

Location: Jasper National Park, Southwest of Jasper Townsite at the end of Maligne Lake Road, AB, Canada, UTM: 11U 456543 E / 5842272 N

Vital Statistics: Elevation: 1675 Metres (5,494 Feet) , Depth: 97 Metres (318 Feet)

Formation Mechanism: Not Input

Topographic Map: 83c12 Athabasca Falls

Description: No trip to Jasper is complete without a trip to Maligne Lake. Caused by a natural dam of rock debris, the result of a landslide, Maligne Lake is the largest lake in Jasper National Park (22 km./14 mi.). It is the second deepest in the Canadian Rockies at 97 m or 318 ft (second only to the Upper Waterton Lake which is 148 m or 485 ft deep).

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