Pend Oreille, Lake

 lake in Kaniksu National Forest, northwestern Idaho, U.S. The largest lake in Idaho, it is about 40 miles (65 km) long and 4 miles (6.5 km) wide and covers an area of some 125 square miles (325 square km). It is about 1,150 feet (350 metres) deep and is noted for the highly prized Kamloops rainbow trout. The lake (the name of which is derived from the French name [Pend d'Oreille] for the Kalispel Indians, who wore ear pendants) receives the Clark Fork River, which becomes the Pend Oreille River when it leaves the lake.

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  • Pend Oreille — [pän΄ də rā′] 〚Fr pend(re), to hang + oreille, ear: name given by the Fr to local Salishan Indians who wore ear pendants〛 1. river in N Ida. & NE Wash., flowing from Pend Oreille Lake into the Columbia River: 100 mi (161 km): see CLARK FORK 2.… …   Universalium

  • Pend Oreille — [pän΄ də rā′] [Fr pend(re), to hang + oreille, ear: name given by the Fr to local Salishan Indians who wore ear pendants] 1. river in N Ida. & NE Wash., flowing from Pend Oreille Lake into the Columbia River: 100 mi (161 km): see CLARK FORK 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Pend Oreille — geographical name river 100 miles (161 kilometers) N Idaho & NE Washington flowing from Pend Oreille Lake (35 miles or 56 kilometers long, in Idaho) W & N into Columbia River in British Columbia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pend Oreille River — Pend d Oreille River Einzugsgebiet des Pend Oreille Rivers mit seinen Nebenflüssen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pend Oreille — may refer to: * Lake Pend Oreille * Pend Oreille County, Washington * Pend Oreille River * Pend d Oreilles (tribe) * Pend Oreille Railroad …   Wikipedia

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  • Lake Pend Oreille — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Pend Oreille image lake = Lake Pend Oreille.jpg caption lake = Aerial view image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Northern Idaho coords = coord|48|10|0|N|116|20|0|W|type:waterbody region:US|display=inline …   Wikipedia

  • Pend Oreille River — Geobox River name = Pend Oreille River native name = other name = Pend d Oreille River other name1 = image size = image caption = country = United States country1 = Canada state = Washington state1 = Idaho region type = Province region = British… …   Wikipedia

  • Pend Oreille County, Washington — Infobox U.S. County county = Pend Oreille County state = Washington map size = 225 founded = March 1, 1911 seat = Newport | area total sq mi =1425 area land sq mi =1400 area water sq mi =25 area percentage = 1.76% census yr = 2000 pop = 11732… …   Wikipedia

  • Lac Pend Oreille — Administration Pays États Unis Province Idaho …   Wikipédia en Français

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