Three Bears Lake

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Three Bears Lake
Location Glacier National Park, Glacier County, Montana, United States
Coordinates 48°19′29″N113°21′50″W / 48.32472°N 113.36389°W / 48.32472; -113.36389 Coordinates: 48°19′29″N113°21′50″W / 48.32472°N 113.36389°W / 48.32472; -113.36389 [1]
Type Natural
Primary outflows Bear Creek
Basin  countries United States
Max. length .30 miles (0.48 km)
Max. width .10 miles (0.16 km)
Surface elevation 5,282 ft (1,610 m)

Three Bears Lake is located in Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. The lake is adjacent to the Continental Divide and .5 miles (0.80 km) northwest of Marias Pass. [2]

Glacier National Park (U.S.) national park located in the U.S. state of Montana

Glacier National Park is an American national park located in northwestern Montana, on the Canada–United States border, adjacent to the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The park encompasses over 1 million acres (4,000 km2) and includes parts of two mountain ranges, over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants, and hundreds of species of animals. This vast pristine ecosystem is the centerpiece of what has been referred to as the "Crown of the Continent Ecosystem," a region of protected land encompassing 16,000 square miles (41,000 km2).

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The Continental Divide is the principal, and largely mountainous, hydrological divide of the Americas. The Continental Divide extends from the Bering Strait to the Strait of Magellan, and separates the watersheds that drain into the Pacific Ocean from those river systems that drain into the Atlantic Ocean and, along the northernmost reaches of the Divide, those river systems that drain into the Arctic Ocean.

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List of lakes in Glacier County, Montana

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References

  1. "Three Bears Lake". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved 2010-12-26.
  2. "Summit, MT" (Map (USGS Quad)). TopoQuest. Retrieved 2010-12-26.