Arsenic Lake (Temagami)

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Arsenic Lake
Arsenic Lake.jpg
View of Arsenic Lake from Leckie Mine on its eastern shore
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Nipissing
Municipality Temagami
Part of Ottawa River drainage basin
Elevation 310 m (1,017 ft)
Coordinates 47°05′33″N 79°48′20″W / 47.09250°N 79.80556°W / 47.09250; -79.80556Coordinates: 47°05′33″N 79°48′20″W / 47.09250°N 79.80556°W / 47.09250; -79.80556
Mouth Unnamed creek
 - coordinates 47°05′35″N 79°48′45″W / 47.09306°N 79.81250°W / 47.09306; -79.81250
Length 1.3 km (1 mi)
Width 0.4 km (0 mi)
Location of Arsenic Lake in Ontario

Arsenic Lake is a lake in the Ottawa River drainage basin in Strathy Township of Temagami, Nipissing District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada, located between the town of Temagami and Temagami North near Highway 11. It is the only officially named Arsenic Lake in Canada.[1]

The primary outflow is an unnamed creek to Net Lake, which flows via Cassels Lake, Rabbit Lake, the Matabitchuan River and Lake Timiskaming into the Ottawa River.

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