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Emerald Lake

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Emerald Lake, Area A (Kicking Horse/Kinbasket Lake), Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, British Columbia, Canada (51.44385 -116.53176)

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Name: Emerald Lake topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 51.43720 -116.54238 51.45037 -116.52404
Minimum elevation: 1,275 m
Maximum elevation: 2,577 m
Average elevation: 1,702 m

Emerald Lake

The lake is enclosed by mountains of the President Range, as well as Mount Burgess and Wapta Mountain. This basin traps storms, causing frequent rain in summer and heavy snowfalls in winter. This influx of moisture works with the lake's low elevation to produce a unique selection of flora. Trees found here are more typical of B.C.'s wet interior forests, such as western red cedar, western yew, western hemlock and western white pine. The alluvial fan on the northeast shore produces wildflowers in abundance during late June and early July.

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Field, Area A (Kicking Horse/Kinbasket Lake), Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, British Columbia, V0A, Canada (51.39611 -116.48915)

Coordinates: 51.37611 -116.50915 51.41611 -116.46915 - Minimum elevation: 1,220 m - Maximum elevation: 2,791 m - Average elevation: 1,701 m