Lake Major, Nova Scotia

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Lake Major, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Lake Major, Nova Scotia
Lake Major in Nova Scotia

Lake Major is a rural community of the Halifax Regional Municipality in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

The Lake[edit]

Lake Major
Location Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
Coordinates 44°43′4″N 63°28′2″W / 44.71778°N 63.46722°W / 44.71778; -63.46722
Type Glacial Lake
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 8 km
Max. width ~1.5 km
Max. depth 60 m
Surface elevation 19 m
Islands None

Lake Major can also refer to the lake which the community is named after. This lake is among the deepest in Nova Scotia, with a maximum depth of 60 m. The lake is also the water supply for the former City of Dartmouth; as a result, there is a water pumphouse on the south east side of the lake.

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