Lake Auburn

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Lake Auburn
Lake Auburn is located in Maine
Lake Auburn
Lake Auburn
LocationAndroscoggin County, Maine
Coordinates44°08′49″N 70°15′00″W / 44.147°N 70.250°W / 44.147; -70.250Coordinates: 44°08′49″N 70°15′00″W / 44.147°N 70.250°W / 44.147; -70.250
Surface area2,260 acres (910 ha)
Max. depth118 feet (36 m)


Lake Auburn in 1911
Professor Jonathan Stanton of Bates College on a bird walk in Maine at Lake Auburn

Lake Auburn is a lake and reservoir in Auburn, Maine. The Lake has a total area of 2,260 acres (910 ha) and a maximum depth of 118 feet (36 m).[1] It is the water supply for the Lewiston-Auburn area. The lake is closed to most recreational activity, including ice fishing and swimming.[2] In 2013, the Lake experienced several algal blooms, though the fishing conditions were not harmed by the change in conditions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Auburn Lake" (PDF). Maine. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  2. ^ "LAKE AUBURN WATERSHED PROTECTION COMMISSION" (PDF). LakeAuburnWater.org. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  3. ^ Fleming, Deirdre (May 4, 2013). "Lake Auburn: Good fishing in troubled water". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 5 September 2014.