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Chemquasabamticook Lake
Location Piscataquis County, Maine
Primary outflows Chemquasabamticook Stream
Basin countries United States
Max. length 4.8 mi (7.7 km)
Max. width 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Surface area 2,925 acres (1,184 ha)
Max. depth 105 feet (32 m)
Water volume 99,975 acre⋅ft (123,317,000 m3)
Surface elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)

Chemquasabamticook Lake (or Ross Lake) is the source of Chemquasabamticook Stream in the North Maine Woods. The lake is in Maine townships 9 and 10 of range 15, and township 9 of range 14. Tributaries include Sweeney Brook, Boucher Brook, Gannet Brook, Fool Brook, and Ross Inlet. Chemquasabamticook Stream flows 22 miles (35 km) from a disused dam at the north end of the lake to reach Long Lake on the Allagash River. Chemquasabamticook Lake has a self-sustaining native squaretail population, and rainbow smelt have been introduced to encourage more rapid growth of the native togue.

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