Summit Lake (Kabinakagami River)

Summit Lake is a lake in the James Bay drainage basin in the Unorganized North Part of Algoma District in northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1] It is the source of the Kabinakagami River, which flows via the Albany River to James Bay. The lake is about 1.0 kilometre (0.6 mi) long and 0.2 kilometres (0.1 mi) wide, lies at an elevation of 442 metres (1,450 ft), and there are no significant inflows.

Summit Lake
LocationAlgoma District, Ontario
Coordinates48°28′31″N 84°52′01″W
Primary outflowsKabinakagami River
Basin countriesCanada
Max. length1.0 km (0.62 mi)
Max. width0.2 km (0.12 mi)
Surface elevation442 m (1,450 ft)
Location of Summit Lake in Ontario

The Canadian Pacific Railway transcontinental main line (used at this point by the Via Rail Sudbury – White River train service) runs along the entire south shore; the lake lies between the railway points of Amyot to the west and Girdwood to the east. As well, it is about 32 kilometres (20 mi) southeast of the community of White River and 27 kilometres (17 mi) northeast of Dubreuilville.[2]

See also


  1. "Summit Lake". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  2. Map 12 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-08-21.

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