Back Lake (New Hampshire)

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Back Lake
LocationCoos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates45°04′49″N 71°21′07″W / 45.08028°N 71.35194°W / 45.08028; -71.35194Coordinates: 45°04′49″N 71°21′07″W / 45.08028°N 71.35194°W / 45.08028; -71.35194
Primary outflowsBack Lake Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.4 mi (2.3 km)
Max. width0.6 mi (0.97 km)
Surface area348 acres (1.41 km2)
Average depth7 ft (2.1 m)
Max. depth15 ft (4.6 m)
Surface elevation1,575 ft (480 m)

Back Lake is a 348-acre (141 ha)[1] water body located in Coos County in northern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Pittsburg. It is part of the Connecticut River watershed.

The lake is classified as a coldwater fishery, with observed species including brook trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, and brown bullhead.[2]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived August 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Back Lake, Pittsburg" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 6, 2014.