South Deception Lake

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 21' 52.363" N, 136 ° 46' 52.794" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Length: 1.4 mi (2.25 km)
  • Elevation: 115 ft (35.05 m)


In Glacier Bay National Monument in the Fairweather Range, S of North Deception Lake, into which it drains, 2 mi. N of Torch Bay, 24.5 mi SE of Mount Crillon, St. Elias Mts.

Named by National Park Service (NPS) in 1962 because, although near sea level, its mountainous location gives an appearance of being at a higher elevation.



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