Information About

Lava Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

65 ° 35' 22.076" N,
163 ° 54' 33.849" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

315 ft (96.01 m)

Uses

Lava Lake in Detail.

About

20 mi W of Imuruk Lake and 18 mi NE of the confluence of the Kuzitrin and Noxapaga Rivers, Seward Peninsula High.

History

Reported in 1950 by D. M. Hopkins, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); "The name 'Lava Lake' was applied by the 11th Weather Squadron, U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) to a weather station operated on the east shore of the lake in 1945."