Lake George Scott facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake George Scott
|Location||Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South Island|
|Coordinates||44°00′55″S 170°27′47″E / 44.01528°S 170.46306°E|
|Primary inflows||Tekapo River|
|Basin countries||New Zealand|
|Max. length||500 m (1,600 ft)|
|Max. width||150 m (490 ft)|
|Surface elevation||755 m (2,477 ft)|
Lake George Scott, also called Scott Pond, is a small lake situated on the Tekapo River approximately 3 kilometres downstream of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. It is a man-made lake formed to divert water from the river into the Tekapo hydro electric canal. The Lake is named after the late George Scott a former superintendent of the nearby Tekapo A power station. New Zealand's Department of Conservation maintains a walkway to the lake from the Lake Tekapo Township.
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