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Molson Lake
Location Division No. 22, Northern Region, Manitoba
Primary inflows Molson River, Keepeewiskawakun River
Primary outflows Hayes River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 45 km (28 mi)
Max. width 22 km (14 mi)
Surface area 400 km2 (150 sq mi)
Surface elevation 221 m (725 ft)

Molson Lake is a lake in Northern Region, Manitoba, Canada and the source of the Hayes River. It is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the community of Norway House.

The lake is 45 kilometres (28 mi) long and 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide, has an area of 400 square kilometres (154 sq mi), and lies at an elevation of 221 metres (725 ft). The primary inflows are the Molson River and Keepeewiskawakun River at the south, and the primary outflow is the Hayes River at the north of the lake, which heads towards Robinson Lake.

Molson Lake Airport is on the north shore of the lake at the west end.

Tributaries

Counterclockwise from the Hayes River outlet

  • Panepuyew Creek
  • Paimusk Creek
  • Keepeewiskawakun River
  • Molson River
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