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Butte Lake
Location Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen County, California
Coordinates 40°33′44″N 121°17′23″W / 40.562108°N 121.289694°W / 40.562108; -121.289694Coordinates: 40°33′44″N 121°17′23″W / 40.562108°N 121.289694°W / 40.562108; -121.289694
Lake type Lake
Primary inflows Butte Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 1,845 m (6,050 ft)

Butte Lake is a lake located in the northeast section of Lassen Volcanic National Park at an elevation of 6,053 ft (1,845 m). The irregularly-shaped lake lies at the northern end of Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds, which is a complex of lava flows and a cinder cone. Water from Butte Lake drains via Butte Creek, which flows north out of the parkland.There is a campground and ranger station located to the west of the lake. Butte Lake is accessible via an unpaved road which branches off from California Route 44. The lake also contains a vast underwater lava field.

References

U.S. Geological Survey (19 January 1981). "USGS Map: Prospect Peak, CA Map MRC: 40121E3". Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). U.S. Department of the Interior. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=40.5621075&p_longi=-121.2896938&fid=257771. Retrieved 2009-03-26.  

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Butte Lake
File:Butte Lake
Location Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen County, California
Coordinates 40°33′44″N 121°17′23″W / 40.562108°N 121.289694°W / 40.562108; -121.289694Coordinates: 40°33′44″N 121°17′23″W / 40.562108°N 121.289694°W / 40.562108; -121.289694
Lake type Lake
Primary inflows Butte Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 1,845 m (6,053 ft)

Butte Lake is a lake located in the northeast section of Lassen Volcanic National Park at an elevation of 6,053 ft (1,845 m).

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Description

The irregularly-shaped lake lies at the northern end of Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds, which is a complex of lava flows and a cinder cone. The lake also contains a vast underwater lava field. Water from Butte Lake drains via Butte Creek, which flows north out of the parkland.

Access

There is a campground and ranger station located to the west of the lake. Butte Lake is accessible via an unpaved road which branches off from California Route 44.

See also

References

U.S. Geological Survey (19 January 1981). "USGS Map: Prospect Peak, CA Map MRC: 40121E3". Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). U.S. Department of the Interior. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=40.5621075&p_longi=-121.2896938&fid=257771. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 

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