Sunday, April 03, 2011

"the deepest lake in the United States"

Crater Lake Facts

Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States
The second deepest lake in the Western Hemisphere
The seventh deepest lake in the world
Crater Lake Maximum lake depth: 1932 feet
Average depth of Crater Lake: 1500 feet
Maximum lake width: 6 miles
Lake surface elevation: 6176 feet
Wizard Island elevation: 6940 feet
Wizard Island height above water: 764 feet
Crater Lake Rim elevation: 7100 feet
Snowfall, yearly average: 44 feet
Crater Lake National Park Size: 183224 acres

By Odalaigh -- Charles Dawley on Flickr.
This photo was taken on June 15, 2008 in Crater Lake, Oregon, US, using a Nikon D70s.

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