A Boundary Waters Compendium

The Swanson Party BWCA Pages

The Longest Shorelines
A BWCA List

Index

List of Lists

Canoe at Dawn, Bald Eagle Lake, BWCA


Lakes Over 100 Miles

  • Saganaga, 132 (.008)
  • Crooked, 121 (.011)

Lakes Over 50 Miles

  • Trout, 78 (.010)
  • Seagull, 73 (.018)
  • South Arm of Knife, 67 (.013)

Lakes Over 20 Miles

  • Insula, 45 (.015)
  • Brule, 41 (.009)
  • Little Saganaga, 37 (.023)
  • Snowbank, 33 (.010)
  • Iron, 32 (.017)
  • Loon, 31 (.012)
  • Lake One, 28 (.032)
  • Crane, 26 (.008)
  • Cypress, 24 (.021)
  • North, 24 (.009)
  • Lake Four, 23 (.035)
  • Kekekabic, 23 (.014)
  • Ogishkemuncie, 22 (.031)
  • Big, 22 (.012)
  • Long Island, 21 (.024)
  • Fall, 21 (.010)
  • Maraboeuf, 20 (.050)
  • Sawbill, 20 (.026)
  • Ensign, 20 (.014)
  • Gunflint, 20 (.005)

Lakes Over 10 Miles

Lakes Over 5 Miles

  • Beaver, 9 (.038)
  • Crocodile, 9 (.033)
  • Alder, 9 (.018)
  • East Pike 9, (.018)
  • Sucker, 9 (.017)
  • Horse, 9 (.013)
  • West Pike, 9 (.013)
  • Stuart, 9 (.012)
  • Tuscarora, 9 (.011)
  • Moose, 9 (.009)
  • North Fowl, 9 (.009)
  • South, 9 (.008)
  • Vern, 8 (.056)
  • Banadad, 8 (.048)
  • Fishdance, 8 (.044)
  • Rush, 8 (.029)
  • Homer, 8 (.018)
  • Kiana, 8 (.034)
  • Flour, 8 (.025)
  • Low, 8 (.025)
  • Davis, 8 (.023)
  • Ester, 8 (.021)
  • Kawishiwi, 8 (.020)
  • Caribou, 8 (.018)
  • Hungry Jack, 8 (.017)
  • Cedar, 8 (.016)
  • Gull, 8 (.016)
  • Oyster, 8 (.011)
  • Big Moose, 8 (.008)
  • Fire, 7 (.073)
  • Angleworm, 7 (.049)
  • Kelly, 7 (.046)
  • Gull, 7 (.038)
  • Mora, 7 (.034)
  • Spoon, 7 (.031)
  • Vernon, 7 (.030)
  • Birch, 7 (.027)
  • Hustler, 7 (.026)
  • Finger, 7 (.024)
  • Slim, 7 (.024)
  • Takucmich, 7 (.021)
  • Greenstone, 7 (.020)
  • Triangle, 7 (.018)
  • Magnetic, 7 (.016)
  • Duncan, 7 (.015)
  • Daniels, 7 (.014)
  • West Bearskin, 7 (.014)
  • Kelso, 6 (.062)
  • Snipe, 6 (.054)
  • Jordan, 6 (.044)
  • Gordon, 6 (.043)
  • Portage, 6 (.041)
  • Little Gabbro, 6 (.039)
  • North Temperance, 6 (.034)
  • Mesaba, 6 (.033)
  • Watap, 6 (.030)
  • South Temperance, 6 (.029)
  • Boulder, 6 (.025)
  • Jasper, 6 (.025)
  • Stump, 6 (.025)
  • Chad, 6 (.023)
  • Peter, 6 (.023)
  • High, 6 (.022)
  • Hanson, 6 (.021)
  • Wine, 6 (.020)
  • Boot, 6 (.019)
  • Burnt, 6 (.018)
  • Gun, 6 (.018)
  • Meeds, 6 (.018)
  • Ella Hall, 6 (.016)
  • Grace, 6 (.015)
  • Manomin, 6 (.015)
  • Clearwater, 6 (.009)
  • Shell, 6 (.008)
  • Karl, 5 (.048)
  • Kinogami, 5 (.043)
  • Elton, 5 (.041)
  • Slim, 5 (.041)
  • Hatchet, 5 (.040)
  • Long, 5 (.036)
  • Jasper, 5 (.032)
  • Kawasachong, 5 (.031)
  • Sagus, 5 (.029)
  • Heritage, 5 (.027)
  • Horseshoe, 5 (.026)
  • Mayhew, 5 (.025)
  • Boot, 5 (.024)
  • Browns, 5 (.024)
  • Grassy, 5 (.023)
  • Vista, 5 (.023)
  • Buck, 5 (.022)
  • Clear, 5 (.021)
  • Caribou, 5 (.020)
  • Koma, 5 (.019)
  • Pipe, 5 (.017)
  • Bootleg, 5 (.015)
  • Turtle, 5 (.015)
  • Nina Moose, 5 (.012)
  • Little Trout, 5 (.009)
  • Note:  These are the 169 lakes in the BWCAW with shorelines of 5 miles or more.  The number in parentheses is the ratio of shoreline to surface area; the higher the number, the greater the shore length.  Higher ratios are indicative of lakes with highly irregular shorlines or very narrow shapes.


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