Wallowa Lake

Wallowa Lake

Infobox lake
lake_name = Wallowa Lake
image_lake = Wallowa mts lake.jpg
caption_lake = Wallowa Lake with the Wallowa Mountains in the background
image_bathymetry =
caption_bathymetry =
location = Wallowa County, Oregon
coords = coor dms|45|18|32|N|117|12|38|W|type:waterbody_region:US-OR_source:gnis
type = ribbon lake
inflow =
outflow = Wallowa River
catchment =
basin_countries = United States
length = convert|5|mi|abbr=on|lk=on
width = convert|1|mi|abbr=on|lk=on
area =
depth = convert|283|ft|abbr=on|lk=on
max-depth =
volume =
residence_time =
shore =
elevation = convert|4375|ft|m|abbr=on
islands =
cities = Joseph, Oregon

Wallowa Lake is a ribbon lake one mile (1.6 km) south of Joseph, Oregon, United States. It was formed by glaciation approximately nine million years ago. It is about five miles long and one mile wide, with a depth of 283 feet. It has been used for recreation since at least 1880.

The Wallowa Lake State Park is at the southern tip of the lake.

ee also

*Wallowa Lake Tramway

External links

* [http://www.josephoregon.com/wallowa_lake.htm Wallowa Lake page — City of Joseph, Oregon]
* [http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_27.php Wallowa Lake State Park site]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wallowa Lake — Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos Lago Wallowa en Wallowa Lake …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wallowa Lake Tramway — The Wallowa Lake Tramway is an aerial cable gondola lift near Joseph, Oregon in the Wallowa Whitman National Forest of the United States. The tram runs from the floor of the Wallowa Valley to the top of Mount Howard.Oppenheimer, Laura. Beyond… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa Lake State Park — Infobox park park= Wallowa Lake State Park image size=250px caption=Wallowa Lake type=Public, state location=Wallowa County, Oregon, United States coordinates= size= opened= operator=Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department annual visitors=… …   Wikipedia

  • Nez Perce Traditional Site, Wallowa Lake — Wallowa Lake Site U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa — may refer to the Wallowa band of the Nez Perce or to various geographical entities in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Oregon named after them:*Wallowa County, Oregon *The city of Wallowa, Oregon *The Wallowa River *The Wallowa… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa Mountains — und See Die Wallowa Mountains ist eine Berg und Wildnisregion im äußersten Nordosten des US Bundesstaates Oregon. Die höchsten Gipfel der Wallowa Mountains sind der Sacajawea Peak und das Matterhorn mit jeweils knapp 3000m. Inmitten der Mountains …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wallowa-Whitman National Forest — Infobox protected area | name = Wallowa Whitman National Forest iucn category = V caption = Location in Oregon and Idaho locator x = 41 locator y = 31 location = Oregon and Idaho, USA nearest city = Baker City, Oregon lat degrees = 45 lat minutes …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa County, Oregon — Infobox U.S. County county = Wallowa County state = Oregon map size = 225 founded = October 14, 1864 seat = Enterprise | area total sq mi =3152 area land sq mi =3145 area water sq mi =6 area percentage = 0.20% census yr = 2000 pop = 7226 density… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa River — The Wallowa River is a tributary of the Grande Ronde River, approximately 30 miles (48 km) long, in northeastern Oregon in the United States. It drains a valley on the Columbia Plateau in the northeast corner of the state north of Wallowa… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallowa County — Courthouse in Enterprise Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Oregon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”