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Amadou Lake

Category : Lake
 

At one time known locally as Touchwood Lake, the name Amadou Lake was officially adopted in 1955. According to the dictionary, touchwood is a "readily flammable, especially soft substance into which wood is changed by fungi, used as tinder." Amadou is tinder made from fungi. The word amadou comes from its Latin root meaning lover or quickly afire.

Approximately 120 km east of Slave Lake.

Location Name : Amadou Lake
National Topographic System (NTS) : 83 P/7
 
Sub Section | Section | Township | Range | Meridian
16-31-73-19-W4
 
Latitude (N) | Longitude (W)
55° 23' N 112° 55' W
 
The content above is directly derived from :
Place Names of Alberta - Volume IV
Northern Alberta

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