Rainy Lake


Rainy Lake

geographical name

Definition of RAINY LAKE

lake Canada & United States between Ontario & Minnesota area 360 square miles (932 square kilometers)

Rainy Lake

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Narrow lake astride the Canadian-U.S. border, between Minnesota and northwestern Ontario. Rainy Lake is about 50 mi (80 km) long and has an area of 360 sq mi (932 sq km). Its shores are irregular and deeply indented, and it contains more than 500 islands. The region is the site of several Indian reservations and is popular for hunting, fishing, and canoeing.

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