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Pontook Reservoir
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Location Coos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 44°37′58″N 71°14′54″W / 44.63278°N 71.24833°W / 44.63278; -71.24833
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Androscoggin River
Primary outflows Androscoggin River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2.1 miles (3.4 km)
Max. width 0.3 miles (0.48 km)
Surface area 379 acres (1.53 km2)
Average depth 4 ft (1.2 m)
Max. depth 15 ft (4.6 m)
Surface elevation 1,163 feet (354 m)
Islands 2
Settlements Dummer

Pontook Reservoir is a 379-acre (1.53 km2) impoundment on the Androscoggin River in Coos County in northern New Hampshire, United States. The dam and impoundment are located in the town of Dummer. The reservoir was created for hydroelectric power generation.

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