Nubanusit Lake

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Nubanusit Lake
Nubanusit Lake.jpg
LocationCheshire County and Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Coordinates42°59′1″N 72°3′43″W / 42.98361°N 72.06194°W / 42.98361; -72.06194Coordinates: 42°59′1″N 72°3′43″W / 42.98361°N 72.06194°W / 42.98361; -72.06194
Primary outflowsNubanusit Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length3.7 mi (6.0 km)
Max. width0.6 mi (0.97 km)
Surface area718 acres (2.91 km2)
Average depth40 ft (12 m)
Max. depth97 ft (30 m)
Surface elevation1,375 feet (419 m)
SettlementsNelson; Hancock

Nubanusit Lake is a 718-acre (2.91 km2) lake located on the border between Cheshire and Hillsborough counties in southwestern New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Nelson and Hancock. The outlet of the lake is Nubanusit Brook, a tributary of the Contoocook River in the Merrimack River drainage basin.

The lake is classified as a coldwater fishery, with observed species including rainbow trout, lake trout, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and horned pout.[1]

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  1. ^ "Nubanusit Lake, Nelson" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 3, 2014.