Moosehead Lake

lake in Maine, United States

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.

Moosehead Lake
Coordinates45°38′N 69°39′W / 45.633°N 69.650°W / 45.633; -69.650
Primary inflowsMoose River
Primary outflowsKennebec River
Catchment area1268 sqmi
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length40 miles
Max. width10 miles
Surface area75451 acres
Average depth55 feet
Max. depth246 feet
Residence time3.1 years
Shore length1280.8 miles
Surface elevation1029 feet
Islands>80 (Sugar Island)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.