College Pond Article

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College Pond
Location Plymouth, Massachusetts [1]
Coordinates 41°52′04″N 70°39′45″W / 41.86778°N 70.66250°W / 41.86778; -70.66250
COLLEGE POND Latitude and Longitude:

41°52′04″N 70°39′45″W / 41.86778°N 70.66250°W / 41.86778; -70.66250
Type kettlehole
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area53 acres (21 ha)
Average depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth24 ft (7.3 m)

College Pond is a 53-acre (210,000 m2) natural kettlehole pond in Plymouth, Massachusetts, located in the Myles Standish State Forest northeast of East Head Reservoir, Three Cornered Pond, New Long Pond and Barrett Pond, and north of Fearing Pond. There is a swimming beach and picnic area along the north shore of the pond.

College Pond may be named after a series, or collection, of nearby ponds. [2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: College Pond
  2. ^ Davis, William Thomas (1883). Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth: Part I. Historical Sketch and Titles of Estates. Part II. Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families. A. Williams. p. 151.

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