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|Location||Inverness County, Nova Scotia|
|Primary outflows||Margaree River|
|Max. length||20 km|
Lake Ainslie on Cape Breton Island is one of the largest natural freshwater lake in Nova Scotia. The Southwest Margaree River starts at the lake and empties into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The lake is approximately 20 km long and averages 5 km in width.
A number of bald eagles nest around the lake.