Melville, Lake

Melville, Lake, saltwater lake, 1,133 sq mi (2,934 sq km), SE Labrador, N.L., Canada, extending c.120 mi (190 km) inland from Hamilton Inlet, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. It receives the Churchill River in Goose Bay, its southwest arm, and the Naskaupi River. Rigolet, a Hudson's Bay Company post, is on the lake.

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