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Allagash Lake
Allagash Lake from Allagash Mountain.jpg
Allagash Lake from the summit of Allagash Mountain
Location of lake in Maine, USA
Location of lake in Maine, USA
Allagash Lake
Location in Maine
Location Piscataquis County, Maine
Coordinates 46°19′13″N 69°31′40″W / 46.32028°N 69.52778°W / 46.32028; -69.52778
Primary inflows Allagash Stream
Primary outflows Allagash Stream
Basin countries United States
Max. length 4.4 mi (7.1 km)
Max. width 1.6 mi (2.6 km)
Surface area 4,260 acres (1,720 ha)
Average depth 35 feet (11 m)
Max. depth 89 feet (27 m)
Water volume 151,374 acre⋅ft (186,717,000 m3)
Shore length1 23.8 miles (38.3 km)
Surface elevation 1,037 ft (316 m)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Allagash Lake is in the North Maine Woods on the boundary of Maine range 14 townships 7 and 8. Allagash Stream flows into the northwest corner of the lake from Allagash Pond, Crescent Pond, and Mud Pond in township 9 range 15. Allagash Stream overflows the northeast corner of the lake and flows 5 miles (8.0 km) through Little Round Pond into Chamberlain Lake. Chamberlain Lake originally overflowed through Eagle Lake and Churchill Lake to the Allagash River; but was diverted through Telos Cut to the Penobscot River in the 1850s. Allagash Lake provides good habitat for togue and squaretail.

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