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Moosehead Lake
Moosehead Lake -
Location Maine
Lake 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.

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