Lake Washington

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Lake Washington
Lake Washington - The Lacy V. Murrow floating bridge on the lake is the second longest such bridge in the world
The Lacy V. Murrow floating bridge on the lake is the second longest such bridge in the world
Lake Washington - Map of Lakes Washington and Sammamish
Map of Lakes Washington and Sammamish
Location King County, Washington, USA
Coordinates 47°37′0″N 122°15′53″W / 47.616667°N 122.26472°W / 47.616667; -122.26472 (Lake Washington)Coordinates: 47°37′0″N 122°15′53″W / 47.616667°N 122.26472°W / 47.616667; -122.26472 (Lake Washington)
Primary  inflows Sammamish, Cedar Rivers; Ravenna, Thornton, Kelsey, Juanita, and Coal Creeks
Primary  outflows Lake Washington Ship Canal (1916)
Catchment  area 315,000 acres (1,270 km2)
Basin  countries United States
Max. length 22 mi (35 km)
Surface area 33.8 square miles (88 km2), 33.8 square miles (21,600 acres)
Average depth 108 ft (33 m)
Max. depth 214 ft (65 m)
Water volume 2,400,000 acre·ft (3.0 km3)
Surface  elevation 16 ft (4.9 m) above mean sea level, 20.6 ft (6.3 m) above Puget Sound mean lower low tide
Islands Mercer Island, Foster Island, Marsh Island, Ohler's Island, Pritchard Island

Lake Washington is a lake in the US state of Washington. It is next to the city of Seattle. Seattle is on the west side of the lake, Lake City, Bothell, and Kenmore to the north, Kirkland and Bellevue to the east, and Renton to the south. Mercer Island is in the south end of the lake. The deepest part of the lake is 210 feet (64 m) deep. The lake is 21 feet (6.4 m) above sea level. It is a fresh water lake. On a few days of the year are people allowed to fish for salmon in the lake.