Ice-dammed Flood Lake
flash-floods periodically into the Stikine
River, B. C.The
estimated volume of Flood
Lake was 220 Mio m3
in 1979. On August 19, 1983, 90 % of lake volume was discharged (198 Mio m3).
The maximum peak discharge is estimated at 3`000 m3/s.
Haeberli, W., M�ller, P.
(1988): Fluctuations of Glaciers 1980�1985, Vol. V International Association of Hydrological
Flood Lake is of interest because ist
associated j�kulhlaups affect human activities in the Stikine River