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Flathead Lake is the largest alpine lake in the U.S., and the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes.  The Mission Mountains rise behind the lake.  Photo taken at the southern end of the lake in Polson, Montana, USA.
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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D80
Shutter Speed
1/750 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
72 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
Apr 10, 2014, 12:00:02 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
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dwseeker's avatar
That is a big lake!
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quintmckown's avatar
What you see here is just the southern bay.  The lake extends for another 30 miles beyond the islands on the horizon line.
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quintmckown's avatar
Roughly 35 miles north to south and 15 miles east to west.  Only Alpine lake in the country larger than Tahoe.
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dwseeker's avatar
Thanks for the statistics, it really puts it in perspective!  I didn't realize this!
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