Flathead Lake

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Flathead Lake,

197 sq mi (510 sq km), 30 mi (48 km) long, NW Mont.; largest natural lake in Montana. Formed by the glacial damming of the Flathead River, which flows through it from north to south, Flathead Lake has an irregular shoreline and many small islands. Surrounded by mountains, the lake is a noted recreation area. Kerr Dam, at the southern end of the lake, provides hydroelectric power and water for irrigation.
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Volatile organic compounds, commonly referred to as VOCs, cover a range of chemicals including natural aromatics found in essential oils, as well as toxic pollutants, said Shawn Devlin, an assistant research professor at the University of Montana's Flathead Lake Biological Station.
The book chronicles ElrodAEs role in establishing Glacier National Park and the National Bison Range, his work for the National Park Naturalist Service, and his development of the University of MontanaAEs biology station at Flathead Lake.
In her free time, Burt enjoys boating on Flathead Lake.
Part 1 focuses on John Mullan's biography, including his years as a West Point cadet and his exploration of the Flathead Lake region of Montana.
Chris Frissell is an aquatic ecologist affiliated with the University of Montana's Flathead Lake Biological Station.
There are lots of the usual activities on offer on Flathead Lake - fishing, boating, windsurfing, and the rest.
South of Glacier, Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake in the West, providing a variety of recreation opportunities.
The Red Lion Ridgewater Inn & Suites Polson, 109 Ridgewater Drive, will have 80 guest rooms, 32 of which are suites, and nearly 3,500 square feet of meeting space overlooking Flathead Lake, one of the most scenic lakes in the Northwest.
Meadow Lake, the premier Montana Golf and Ski Resort is located just minutes from Big Mountain at Whitefish, Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake.
Kalispell is located in northwest Montana's Flathead Valley, which encompasses the gateway to Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Flathead Lake a the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi.
This is appropriate considering Kalispell is located 7 miles north of Flathead Lake, which is the largest natural freshwater lake in the continental United States west of the Mississippi River.
When not traveling to see our grandson and our son's lacrosse games, we enjoy time with family at Flathead Lake and kayaking Montana's beautiful rivers.