Winnipesaukee

Winnipesaukee

[win-uh-puh-saw-kee]
Winnipesaukee, Lake, 71 sq mi (184 sq km), E central N.H.; largest in the state. The lake is irregular in shape, with many indentations. It has 283 mi (455 km) of shoreline and many small islands. Lake Winnipesaukee drains into the Merrimack River through the 20-mi-long (32-km) Winnipesaukee River. The region around the lake is a popular summer resort.

Lake, east-central New Hampshire, U.S. New Hampshire's largest lake, it covers an area of 71 sq mi (184 sq km) and is 20 mi (32 km) long by 12 mi (19 km) wide. It is dotted with 274 islands. Its outlet, the Winnipesaukee River, flows about 20 mi (32 km) southwest to enter the Merrimack River. It is a popular summer recreation area.

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Lake, east-central New Hampshire, U.S. New Hampshire's largest lake, it covers an area of 71 sq mi (184 sq km) and is 20 mi (32 km) long by 12 mi (19 km) wide. It is dotted with 274 islands. Its outlet, the Winnipesaukee River, flows about 20 mi (32 km) southwest to enter the Merrimack River. It is a popular summer recreation area.

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