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Milk River Ridge Reservoir

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Milk River Ridge Reservoir

Milk River Ridge Reservoir
Location County of Warner No. 5, Alberta
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Nine Mile Coulee
Primary outflows Nine Mile Coulee
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 4.6 km (2.9 mi)
Max. width 13.7 km (8.5 mi)
Surface area 15.3 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Average depth 8.4 m (28 ft)
Max. depth 16.5 m (54 ft)
Surface elevation 1,032 m (3,386 ft)
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Milk River Ridge Reservoir is an artificial lake in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located about 44 km (27 mi) south-east of Lethbridge, along Highway 506, west of Highway 4 and is a popular spot for summer activities.

The lake is developed along the Nine Mile Coulee. It lies at an elevation of 1,030 meters (3,380 ft), has a length of 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) and a maximum width of 1.4 kilometers (0.87 mi). It is named for the Milk River Ridge, an elevated area that lies to the south, between the lake and Milk River.

External links

  • Milk River Ridge Reservoir Tourism Information Site

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