Kootenay Lake: Difference between revisions

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'''Kootenay Lake''' is a [[lake]] located in [[British Columbia]], [[Canada]] and is part of the
[[Kootenay River]]. The lake has been raised by the [[Corra Linn Dam]] and has a dike system at the southern end, which, along with industry in the 1950s-70s, has changed the ecosystem in and around the water. The [[Kootenay Lake Ferry|Kootenay Lake ferry]] is a year-round toll-free ferry that crosses between [[Kootenay Bay, British Columbia|Kootenay Bay]] and [[Balfour, British Columbia|Balfour]] and is the [http://kootenaylake.bc.ca/the-east-shore/kootenay-lake/getting-here/kootenay-lake-ferry/ longest free scenic ferry in the world.] The lake is a popular summer tourist destination.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://wldb.ilec.or.jp/Lake.asp?LakeID=NAM-25 |title=International Lake Environment Committee, Promoting Sustainable Management of the World's Lakes and Reservoirs, KOOTENAY LAKE, February 15, 2011 |publisher=Wldb.ilec.or.jp |date= |accessdate=2013-05-02 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20120318004019/http://wldb.ilec.or.jp/Lake.asp?LakeID=NAM-25 |archivedate=March 18, 2012 |df= }}</ref>