Lesser Slave Lake, 60 mi (97 km) long and from 3 to 10 mi (4.8–16 km) wide, central Alta., Canada, NW of Edmonton. It drains E into the Athabasca River by the Lesser Slave River. In addition to commercial fishing, there is lumbering and farming on its shores.
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