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Seboeis River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Maine
720 feet (220 m)
River mouth East Branch Penobscot River
350 feet (110 m)
Length 28 miles (45 km)
Basin features
Progression East Branch Penobscot River – Penobscot River
Tributaries

The Seboeis River is a river in Penobscot County, Maine. The river is the outflow of Snowshoe Lake (46°14′41″N 68°37′03″W / 46.2447°N 68.6175°W / 46.2447; -68.6175 (Seboeis River source)) in Maine Township 7, Range 7, WELS; Snowshoe Lake is fed via a short stream from Grand Lake Seboeis. The river runs 28.1 miles (45.2 km) south — through White Horse Lake, Seboeis Deadwater, Upper Seboeis River Gorge, and Gagnon Flat — to its confluence with the East Branch of the Penobscot River in T.3 R.7 WELS.

Grand Lake Seboeis

Grand Lake Seboeis
Location Penobscot County, Maine
Basin countries United States
Max. length 6.3 mi (10.1 km)
Surface area 2,602 acres (1,053 ha)
Max. depth 33 feet (10 m)
Water volume 109,085 acre⋅ft (134,554,000 m3)
Surface elevation 728 ft (222 m)

Grand Lake Seboeis forms the headwaters of the Seboeis River and is the largest lake in the Seboeis River watershed. A central narrows separates the southern and northern basins of the lake located in Maine range 7 townships 7 and 8, respectively. The south end of the lake overflows into Snowshoe Lake. Tributaries to the lake include Batch Brook, Jones Brook, Dead Brook, Coombs Brook, and the Wadleigh Deadwater. Stocking has introduced smallmouth bass to the native chain pickerel population.

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