Back Lake (New Hampshire)

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Back Lake
Location Coos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 45°04′49″N 71°21′07″W / 45.08028°N 71.35194°W / 45.08028; -71.35194Coordinates: 45°04′49″N 71°21′07″W / 45.08028°N 71.35194°W / 45.08028; -71.35194
Primary outflows Back Lake Brook
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.4 mi (2.3 km)
Max. width 0.6 mi (0.97 km)
Surface area 348 acres (1.41 km2)
Average depth 7 ft (2.1 m)
Max. depth 15 ft (4.6 m)
Surface elevation 1,575 ft (480 m)
Settlements Pittsburg

Back Lake is a 348-acre (141 ha)[1] water body located in Coos County in northern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Pittsburg. It is part of the Connecticut River watershed.

The lake is classified as a coldwater fishery, with observed species including brook trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, and brown bullhead.[2]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived August 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Back Lake, Pittsburg" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 6, 2014.