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Lake St. Clair, Canada,United States

lakeLake St. Clair
countryCanada, United States
surface area1,162 km2
maximum depth8 m
average depth3 m
lake typeNatural freshwater lake
length42 km
width39 km
catchment area592,712 km2
altitude173 m
volume3 km3
inflowsSt. Clair River, Thames River, Sydenham River, Clinton River
outflowsDetroit River
islandsGull Island, Harsens Island
shore length446 km
mixing typePolymictic
settlementsDetroit
residence time4 days
originGlacial
average discharge9,262 m3 / sec.