Lake Pend Oreille

Lake Pend Oreille (HM1E8I)

Location: Hope, ID 83836 Bonner County
Buy Idaho State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 48° 15.414', W 116° 19.487'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 379 views
Inscription
When the last of the continental ice sheets blocked this valley, a great lake extended over 200 miles into Montana.

Ice about as high as the mountain ridges held back water as deep as 800 to 1000 feet at Missoula, ten to twenty thousand years ago.At times this lake cut through the ice dam, and Lake Missoula discharged tremendous torrents before the ice came back. Finally the climate turned warm and the great ice sheet melted. Lake Pend Oreille is a small remnant of all that glacial action.
Details
HM NumberHM1E8I
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
Tags
Marker Number320
Placed ByThe Idaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11U E 550117 N 5345074
Decimal Degrees48.25690000, -116.32478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 15.414', W 116° 19.487'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 15' 24.84" N, 116° 19' 29.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 353 Artemis Way, Hope ID 83836, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. What year was the marker erected?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?