kids encyclopedia robot

Moosehead Lake facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Moosehead Lake
Moosehead Lake.jpg
Location Maine
Coordinates 45°38′N 69°39′W / 45.633°N 69.650°W / 45.633; -69.650
Type mesotrophic
Primary inflows Moose River
Primary outflows Kennebec River
Catchment area 1268 sqmi
Basin countries United States
Max. length 40 miles
Max. width 10 miles
Surface area 75451 acres
Average depth 55 feet
Max. depth 246 feet
Residence time 3.1 years
Shore length1 280.8 miles
Surface elevation 1029 feet
Islands >80 (Sugar Island)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Moosehead Lake is a large lake in Maine. It looks like a moose head. There are over 80 islands in the lake, the largest being Sugar Island.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Moosehead Lake Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.