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Water: New England Numbers

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Water: New England Numbers
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miles: width of Lake Champlain between Burlington, VT, and Port Douglas, NY, its widest point

lakes and ponds in New Hampshire

lakes and ponds in Maine

feet: Cape Cod National Seashore land lost each year to erosion

feet: maximum depth of Maine’s Sebago Lake, New England’s deepest

quadrillion gallons: estimated amount of water in Lake Champlain

million visitors to Providence’s WaterFire since it began in 1994

million gallons: water circulated daily through Water Country in Portsmouth, NH

years: age of Connecticut’s Rocky Hill-Glastonbury ferry, the country’s oldest continuously operating ferry service

pounds: weight of New England record lake trout, caught in 1981 from Lake Willoughby, VT

number of people who have swum the entire 120-mile length of Lake Champlain

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.


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