Maguse Lake

Maguse Lake
Maguse Lake is located in Nunavut
Maguse Lake
Maguse Lake
LocationKivalliq Region, Nunavut
Coordinates61°30′N 95°0′W / 61.500°N 95.000°W / 61.500; -95.000 (Maguse Lake)Coordinates: 61°30′N 95°0′W / 61.500°N 95.000°W / 61.500; -95.000 (Maguse Lake)
Primary outflowsMaguse River
Basin countriesCanada
Max. length72 km (45 mi)
Max. width7 km (4.3 mi)
Surface area1,399 km2 (540 sq mi)

Maguse Lake is a lake in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It drains eastward into Hudson Bay by way of the 56 km (35 mi) long Maguse River.[2] The area is frequented by caribou.[3] A fifteen-year project building a road to Maguse Lake from Arviat was completed in 2010.[4]


  1. ^ a b Pelly, David (2008). The Old Way North. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-87351-616-7.
  2. ^ "Maguse Lake". The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000. Archived from the original on 2001-11-13. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  3. ^ "Hunting increases with new road". Archived from the original on 2012-01-06. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  4. ^ Sherk, Erika (September 22, 2010). "Road from Arviat to Maguse Lake finished". Northern News Services. Retrieved 15 October 2016.

External links

  • "Topographic map Maguse Lake".

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