Lake George (Michigan–Ontario)

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Lake George
Lake George is located in Ontario
Lake George
Lake George
Location of Lake George in Ontario
LocationAlgoma District, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates46°24′23″N 84°07′11″W / 46.40639°N 84.11972°W / 46.40639; -84.11972Coordinates: 46°24′23″N 84°07′11″W / 46.40639°N 84.11972°W / 46.40639; -84.11972
TypeLake
Part ofGreat Lakes Basin
Primary inflowsSt. Marys River
Max. length16 km (9.9 mi)
Max. width7 km (4.3 mi)
Surface elevation176 m (577 ft)

Lake George is a lake in Chippewa County, Michigan, United States, and Algoma District, Northwestern Ontario, Canada,[1][2][3] that lies between Sugar Island in Michigan on the west and the Ontario mainland on the east.

The lake is in the Great Lakes Basin and is part of Lake Huron and the St. Marys River. The primary inflow is the river arriving from Little Lake George at the north, and the primary outflow is the East Neebish Channel to the St. Joseph Channel at the south.

Tributaries[edit]

Clockwise from mouth

  • In Michigan
    • Rock Bottom Creek (right)
    • Wilmar Creek (right)
  • In Ontario
    • Bar River (left)
    • Echo River (left)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake George". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-26.
  2. ^ "Lake George". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-10-26. Shows the outline of the channel highlighted on a topographic map.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake George (Michigan–Ontario) Retrieved 2012-10-26

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