Threemile Pond

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Threemile Pond
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Threemile Pond
Location China and Windsor, Maine United States
Coordinates 44°22′05″N69°36′21″W / 44.3681°N 69.6057°W / 44.3681; -69.6057 Coordinates: 44°22′05″N69°36′21″W / 44.3681°N 69.6057°W / 44.3681; -69.6057
EtymologyFor being inaccurately measured as three miles long
Primary inflows Unnamed brook
Primary outflows Barton Brook
Max. length2.71 mi (4.36 km)
Max. width1.11 mi (1.79 km)
Surface area1,174 acres (4.75 km2)
Average depth17 ft (5.2 m)
Max. depth37 ft (11 m)
Surface elevation177 ft (54 m)
Max. temperature75 °F (24 °C)
Min. temperature64 °F (18 °C)
Islands 2 islands

Threemile Pond is a lake located in Windsor and China, Maine. The lake is often infested with algae blooms. [1] Despite the name, the pond is in fact 2.71 miles long. [2] The lake has a boat ramp for aquatic activities . [3] The lake has one large island that causes a major boating hazard. [4] The lake's water quality has somewhat improved recently. [5] South Vassalboro is located less than half a mile away from the lake. The lake has two small islands; one contains a small house and dock, while the other is undeveloped marsh.

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References

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  2. "Lakes of Maine - Lake Overview - Threemile Pond - China, Windsor, Kennebec, Maine". www.lakesofmaine.org. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
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  4. "Black and White map of Threemile Pond" (PDF). Retrieved November 28, 2016.
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