Kalamalka Lake

KALAMALKA LAKE  () , 2.78 sq km, is in the OKANAGAN VALLEY south of VERNON. Once part of a vast glacial sea—Penticton Lake—that filled the entire valley, it is an exceptionally deep lake with ever-changing colours, hence its nickname, the "lake of many colours." Originally called Long Lake by Europeans, it apparently got its present name from HAWAIIAN recruits employed in the FUR TRADE. The lake is bordered on the north and west by...

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