Pennamaquan River

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Pennamaquan River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CityPembroke
Physical characteristics
SourcePennamaquan Lake
 ⁃ coordinates44°59′45″N 67°12′30″W / 44.99583°N 67.20833°W / 44.99583; -67.20833
 ⁃ elevation75 ft (23 m)[1]
MouthCobscook Bay
 ⁃ coordinates
44°55′5″N 67°7′5″W / 44.91806°N 67.11806°W / 44.91806; -67.11806Coordinates: 44°55′5″N 67°7′5″W / 44.91806°N 67.11806°W / 44.91806; -67.11806
 ⁃ elevation
0 ft (0 m)[2]
Head of tide at Pembroke

The Pennamaquan River is a short, 8.1-mile (13 km)[3] river in the U.S. state of Maine, draining from medium-sized, low-elevation Pennamaquan Lake into Cobscook Bay.

Course[edit]

The river begins at the outlet of Pennamaquan Lake, which is located about 3.4 miles (5.5 km) northwest of Pembroke. The river flows southeast for about 3.3 miles (5.3 km) before turning briefly south for about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) before entering Cobscook Bay.

Tributaries[edit]

Of Pennamaquan Lake
  • Taylor Brook
  • Moosehorn Brook
  • Round Lake
  • Ohio Brook
Of the main river
  • Crow Brook

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source elevation derived from Google Earth search using GNIS source coordinates.
  2. ^ Mouth elevation derived from Google Earth search using GNIS source coordinates.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 22, 2011
  • "Pennamaquan River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-03-15.