The Top 10 of Everything

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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby ferri » Aug 31st, 2013, 11:47 am

Glacier, have you ever picked up a copy of The Book of Lists? they are so much fun!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Lists
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Aug 17th, 2014, 8:37 am

No, I haven't picked up those books, but I should.

10 largest lakes in BC (surface area in km^2):
    1) Williston.....................1761
    2) Atlin ........................791
    3) Sproat........................545.8
    4) Kinbasket.....................529
    5) Babine........................495
    6) Kootenay......................407
    7) Ootsa.........................404
    8) Stuart........................358
    9) Okanagan......................344
    10) Shuswap.......................309.6

10 deepest lakes in BC (in meters):
    1) Quesnel.......................600
    2) Adams.........................464
    3) Powell........................418
    4) Chilko........................366
    5) Owikeno.......................366
    6) Murtle........................333
    7) Nimpkish......................320
    8) Azure.........................318
    9) Eutsuk........................305
    10) Slocan........................298
    --- Arrow.........................298

For fun, here is the complete list of lakes over 200 meters deep:
    12) Great Central.................294
    13) Atlin ........................289
    14) Takla.........................286.8
    15) Harrison......................279
    16) Garibaldi.....................258.7
    17) Francois......................244.4
    18) Okanagan......................242
    19) Kinbasket.....................240
    20) Tahtsa........................218
    21) Anderson......................215
    22) Teslin........................213
    23) Tatlayoko.....................210
    24) Canim.........................208.5
    25) Mahood........................208

Here is the list of the largest lake by volume (km^3):
    1) Williston.....................74
    2) Atlin ........................54
    3) Quesnel.......................41.8
    4) Babine........................37.125
    5) Kootenay......................36.7
    6) Harrison......................33
    7) Eutsuk........................28.5
    8) Takla.........................28.37
    9) Okanagan......................24.6
    10) Sproat........................23.43

Bonus:
    11) Adams.........................23.2
    12) Francois......................23.1
    13) Chilko........................21.2
    14) Shuswap.......................19.1
    15) Slocan........................11.9
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Aug 19th, 2014, 6:55 pm

Here is a list of the deepest lakes in BC based upon average depth:

1) Adams.........................299 m
2) Slocan........................171 m
3) Azure.........................157.2 m
4) Quesnel.......................157 m
5) Garibaldi.....................119 m
6) Mabel.........................114 m
7) Chilko........................108 m
8) Takla.........................107 m
9) Murtle........................107 m
10) Eutsuk........................106.7 m

More to show Okanagan Lakes:
11) Tatlayoko.....................106.4 m
12) Clearwater....................101.6 m
13) Seton.........................99.7 m
14) Mahood........................94.2 m
15) Lanezi........................93.2 m
16) Francois......................86.6 m
17) Canim.........................84 m
18) Hobson........................76.3 m
19) Lillooet......................75.6 m
20) Kitsumkalum...................75.5 m
21) Okanagan......................75.3 m
22) Kamloops......................71 m
23) Horsefly......................66.14 m
24) Meziadan......................65.9 m
25) Sproat........................65.5 m
26) Shuswap.......................61.6 m
27) Isaac.........................59.77 m
28) Kalamalka.....................58.5 m
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Apr 16th, 2015, 4:58 pm

Top 10 NHL version. Bold represents active player.

Most regular season points:
    1) Wayne Gretzky = 2857
    2) Mark Messier = 1887
    3) Gordie Howe = 1850
    4) Jaromír Jágr = 1802
    5) Ron Francis = 1798
    6) Marcel Dionne = 1771
    7) Steve Yzerman = 1755
    8) Mario Lemieux = 1723
    9) Joe Sakic = 1641
    10) Phil Esposito = 1590

Best Regular Season Save Percentage of all time (note that save percentage was not recorded for the older eras):
    1) Tuukka Rask = 0.926
    2) Cory Schneider = 0.925

    3) Dominik Hašek = 0.922
    4) Henrik Lundqvist = 0.921
    5) Tim Thomas = 0.92
    6) Carey Price = 0.919
    7) Roberto Luongo = 0.919
    8) Pekka Rinne = 0.919

    9) Roman Cechmánek = 0.919
    10) Sergei Bobrovsky = 0.919

Best save percentage in the playoffs:
    1) Jonas Hiller = 0.934
    2) Tim Thomas = 0.933
    3) Tuukka Rask = 0.93
    4) Braden Holtby = 0.929
    5) Tomáš Vokoun = 0.928
    6) Olaf Kölzig = 0.927
    7) Patrick Lalime = 0.926
    8) Craig Anderson = 0.926
    9) Jean-Sebastien Giguere = 0.925
    10) Dominik Hašek = 0.925


Most goals in a career by a goalie (regular season plus playoffs):
    1) Martin Brodeur = 3
    2) Ron Hextall = 2
    3) Chris Osgood = 1
    4) Billy Smith = 1
    5) José Théodore = 1
    6) Evgeni Nabokov = 1
    7) Cam Ward = 1
    8) Mike Smith = 1

    9) Damian Rhodes = 1
    10) Chris Mason = 1
    11) Mika Noronen = 1

Best regular season plus/minus:
    1) Larry Robinson = 730
    2) Bobby Orr = 597
    3) Ray Bourque = 528
    4) Wayne Gretzky = 518
    5) Bobby Clarke = 506
    6) Denis Potvin = 460
    7) Serge Savard = 460
    8) Guy Lafleur = 453
    9) Bryan Trottier = 452
    10) Nicklas Lidström = 450

Most regular season Game Winning Goals:
    1) Jaromír Jágr = 129
    2) Phil Esposito = 118
    3) Brett Hull = 110
    4) Teemu Selänne = 110
    5) Brendan Shanahan = 109
    6) Guy Lafleur = 97
    7) Mats Sundin = 96
    8) Steve Yzerman = 94
    9) Jarome Iginla = 94
    10) Joe Nieuwendyk = 93
    11) Sergei Fedorov = 93

Most points per game:
    1) Wayne Gretzky = 1.921
    2) Mario Lemieux = 1.883
    3) Mike Bossy = 1.497
    4) Bobby Orr = 1.393
    5) Sidney Crosby = 1.36
    6) Marcel Dionne = 1.314
    7) Peter Stastny = 1.268
    8) Peter Forsberg = 1.25
    9) Kent Nilsson = 1.241
    10) Phil Esposito = 1.24

Most penalty minutes:
    1) Dave 'Tiger' Williams = 3966
    2) Dale Hunter = 3565
    3) Tie Domi = 3515
    4) Marty McSorley = 3381
    5) Bob Probert = 3300
    6) Rob Ray = 3207
    7) Craig Berube = 3149
    8) Tim Hunter = 3146
    9) Chris Nilan = 3043
    10) Rick Tocchet = 2972

Most games played in the playoffs:
    1) Chris Chelios = 266
    2) Nicklas Lidström = 263
    3) Patrick Roy = 247
    4) Mark Messier = 236
    5) Claude Lemieux = 234
    6) Scott Stevens = 233
    7) Guy Carbonneau = 231
    8) Larry Robinson = 227
    9) Glenn Anderson = 225
    10) Kris Draper = 222

Most goals per game in the playoffs:
    1) Mario Lemieux = 0.71
    2) Mike Bossy = 0.659
    3) Barry Pederson = 0.647
    4) Maurice 'Rocket' Richard = 0.617
    5) Cam Neely = 0.613
    6) Wayne Gretzky = 0.587
    7) Pavel Bure = 0.547
    8) Craig Simpson = 0.537
    9) Jari Kurri = 0.53
    10) Alexander Ovechkin = 0.525

Most goals per game in the regular season:
    1) Mike Bossy = 0.762
    2) Cy Denneny = 0.756
    3) Mario Lemieux = 0.754
    4) Cecil 'Babe' Dye = 0.742
    5) Alexander Ovechkin = 0.625
    6) Pavel Bure = 0.623
    7) Wayne Gretzky = 0.601
    8) Brett Hull = 0.584
    9) Bobby Hull = 0.574
    10) Tim Kerr = 0.565
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Nov 18th, 2016, 2:38 pm

List of Okanagan-Similkameen Municipalities from Oldest to Youngest (listed from incorporation date):

Vernon = 124 years old
Spallumcheen = 124 years old

Kelowna = 111 years old
Enderby = 111 years old
Coldstream = 110 years old
Summerland = 110 years old
Peachland = 107 years old
Penticton = 107 years old
Armstrong = 103 years old

Oliver = 71 years old
Osoyoos = 70 years old

Princeton = 65 years old
Lumby = 61 years old
Keremeos = 60 years old

Lake Country = 21 years old

West Kelowna = 9 years old
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Jul 3rd, 2019, 7:46 am

Why stop at 10?

Here's a graph for the largest lakes in BC...

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Notes:
Okanagan Lake is #10
Shuswap Lake is #12
Mabel Lake is #34
Kamloops Lake is #37
Kalamalka Lake is #67
Christina Lake is #68
Osoyoos Lake (including the American side) is #72
Sugar Lake is #75
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Re: The Top 10 of Everything

Postby Glacier » Jul 16th, 2019, 11:38 am

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