Sturgeon Lake (Ontario)
The Kawartha lakes with Sturgeon Lake (marked 'F')
|Location||Kawartha Lakes region, Ontario|
|Primary inflows||Fenelon River, Scugog River|
|Max. length||25 km (16 mi)|
|Max. width||3 km (2 mi)|
|Surface elevation||246 m (807 ft)|
|Settlements||Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Sturgeon Point, Bobcaygeon, Dunsford|
Sturgeon Lake is a lake in the Kawartha lakes region of Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway. The lake is Y shaped and has the communities of Fenelon Falls, Lindsay, Sturgeon Point and Bobcaygeon at the north-west, south, central and north-east points of the Y respectively. The lake is approximately 25 km (16 mi) from the southern to the north-eastern extremes, the longer axis.
Inflow and Outflow
The Scugog River flows into the lake at the southern apex. Cameron Lake also flows into this lake, via the Fenelon River at the north-western extreme. Emily Creek empties into the lake at the middle south.
The lake outflow is through the Big Bob and Little Bob channels of the Bobcaygeon River at the north-east of the lake.
- Atlas of Canada topographic maps 31D7 and 31D10 retrieved 2007-11-06
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