Redstone Lake (Haliburton County)

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Redstone Lake
Lake
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Central Ontario
County Haliburton
Municipality Dysart et al
Part of Great Lakes Basin
Tributaries
 - Primary inflow Redstone River
 - Primary outflows Redstone River, East Redstone River
Elevation 365 m (1,198 ft)
Coordinates 45°10′59″N 78°32′16″W / 45.18306°N 78.53778°W / 45.18306; -78.53778Coordinates: 45°10′59″N 78°32′16″W / 45.18306°N 78.53778°W / 45.18306; -78.53778
Mouth Redstone River
 - coordinates 45°09′33″N 78°33′26″W / 45.15917°N 78.55722°W / 45.15917; -78.55722
Length 6.5 km (4 mi)
Width 4.8 km (3 mi)
Location of Redstone Lake in southern Ontario

Redstone Lake is a lake located in geographic Guilford Township in the Municipality of Dysart et al, Haliburton County in Central Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is in the Great Lakes Basin and is part of the Gull River system. At its longest, it is approximately 6.5km (4 miles).

Hydrology[edit]

The primary inflow is the Redstone River at arriving via two channels at the northwest from Pelaw Lake and from Little Redstone Lake. A secondary inflow is Harburn Creek at the northeast. There are two primary outflows that are both controlled by dams and that both lead to the Gull River. The East Redstone River at the southeast leads to Eagle Lake further downstream, and the Redstone River at the southwest leads to Green Lake further downstream. The Gull River flows as part of the Trent–Severn Waterway via the Trent River to Lake Ontario. Since the Gull River system flows to the summit of the waterway at Balsam Lake, its tributaries including Redstone Lake serve as an important water flow control reservoir.

Economy[edit]

Residents of Bitter, Burdock, Little Redstone, Pelaw and Redstone Lakes are represented by the Redstone Lake Cottagers Association.[3]

The West Guilford/Redstone Lake Water Aerodrome is located at the northwest end of the lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Redstone Lake". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  2. ^ "Redstone Lake". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-06-01.  Shows the lake outlined on a topographic map.
  3. ^ "Homepage". Redstone Lake Cottagers Association. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

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