Lake Maratanza

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Lake Maratanza
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Lake Maratanza viewed from the west shore in July, 2011.
Location Wawarsing. New York, United States
Coordinates 41°40′49″N 74°21′10″W / 41.680156°N 74.352808°W / 41.680156; -74.352808 (Lake Maratanza)Coordinates: 41°40′49″N 74°21′10″W / 41.680156°N 74.352808°W / 41.680156; -74.352808 (Lake Maratanza)
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 2,245 ft (684 m)

Lake Maratanza is the highest lake in New York's Shawangunk Ridge at 2,245 feet (684 m) above sea level. It is within Sam's Point Preserve.

The lake is dammed, and supplies drinking water to Ellenville, New York. The outlet brook drains to the other side of the ridge, into the Verkeerder Kill, a tributary of the Shawangunk Kill and by extension the Wallkill River.

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