Island Pond (Stoddard, New Hampshire) Article

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Island Pond
Island Pond, Stoddard NH.jpg
Island Pond
Location Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°4′0″N 72°5′3″W / 43.06667°N 72.08417°W / 43.06667; -72.08417
ISLAND POND (STODDARD NEW HAMPSHIRE) Latitude and Longitude:

43°4′0″N 72°5′3″W / 43.06667°N 72.08417°W / 43.06667; -72.08417
Primary inflows Highland Lake
Primary outflowstributary of North Branch Contoocook River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.1 mi (1.8 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area179 acres (0.7 km2)
Average depth8 ft (2.4 m)
Max. depth15 ft (4.6 m)
Surface elevation1,283 feet (391 m)
Settlements Stoddard

Island Pond is a 179-acre (0.72 km2) [1] water body located in Cheshire County in southwestern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Stoddard. It is fed primarily by the outflow from Highland Lake, and its outlet is a tributary of the North Branch Contoocook River, part of the Merrimack River watershed.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery and contains largemouth and smallmouth bass, rock bass, yellow perch, pumpkinseed and horned pout. [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Stoddard, New Hampshire Zoning Plan
  2. ^ "Island Pond, Stoddard" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 15, 2014.

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