Lake Abitibi

Quick Facts: Lake Abitibi
Countries: Canada
Area: 931 km² (359 mi²)
Avg. Depth: 3.5 m (11 ft)
Max. Depth: 15.0 m (49.2 ft)
Surface elevation: 265 m (869 ft)
Main Rivers: Abitibi River

Abitibi is a lake in Canada, at the Ontario-Quebec border. It is situated between the Cochrane County in Ontario, and Abitibi County in Quebec. The lake is named after the Abitibi Indians inhabiting the region.

Lake Abitibi lies at an elevation of 868 feet and has an area of 350 square miles.

The 340-mile-long Abitibi River rises from the lake and flows west through the Abitibi Game Refuge and then north to the Moose River, which empties into James Bay. Several hydroelectric dams and stations have been built along the Abitibi River.

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