Embarrass Mine Pit Lake Topo Map in St. Louis County MN

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Embarrass Mine Pit Lake Information

Coordinates: 47.5379373°N, -92.2815169°W
Approx. Elevation: 1,400 feet (427 meters)
USGS Map Area: Biwabik
Feature Type: Lake


After the Embarrass Mine Pit was abandoned it was allowed to fill naturally and the resulting lake became the deepest lake in the state that wasn’t one of the Great Lakes. It’s 465 feet at the deepest point and barely edges out other pit mine lakes in Minnesota. Starting in the 1980’s the lake was stocked with various fish species and it has become a popular trout fishing spot.

Embarrass Mine Pit is located between the cities of Aurora and Biwabik, MN. It is also between Wynne Lake and Embarrass Lake, but is not fed by the flow of Embarrass River.

Embarrass Mine Pit Lake is listed in the Lakes Category for St. Louis County in the state of Minnesota. Embarrass Mine Pit Lake is displayed on the "Biwabik" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Embarrass Mine Pit Lake can print the free topographic map and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, and nearby roads & trails around Embarrass Mine Pit Lake (Lake) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Embarrass Mine Pit Lake are 47.5379373 (North), -92.2815169 (West) and the approximate elevation is 1,400 feet (427 meters) above sea level. If you have visited Embarrass Mine Pit Lake before, please share your experience with a comment below.

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