Sturgeon Lake (Northwestern Ontario)

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Sturgeon Lake
Location Kenora and Thunder Bay Districts, Ontario
Coordinates 49°58′28″N 90°46′08″W / 49.97444°N 90.76889°W / 49.97444; -90.76889Coordinates: 49°58′28″N 90°46′08″W / 49.97444°N 90.76889°W / 49.97444; -90.76889
Primary outflows Sturgeon River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 59 km (37 mi)
Max. width 7.5 km (4.7 mi)
Surface area 300 km2 (116 sq mi)
Shore length1 284 km (176.5 mi)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Sturgeon Lake is a lake in the Kenora and Thunder Bay districts in northwestern Ontario, Canada. The lake has many bays and arms, and is drained by the Sturgeon River. It has a shallow V shape, with one arm beginning near O'Briens Landing and extending 35 km (22 mi) north-east to Sturgeon Lake Narrows at the vertex of the "V", and the second arm continuing from there another 24 km (15 mi) north to a point 6.5 km (4.0 mi)south of Savant Lake. Savant Lake (Sturgeon Lake) Water Aerodrome is located on the lake.