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Maine Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

Maine Lakes and Rivers Map
Maine Rivers Shown on the Map:   Allagash River, Androscoggin River, Aroostook River, Kennebec River, Mattawamkeag River, Penobscot River, Piscataquis River, Saco River, St. Croix River and St. John River.

Maine Lakes Shown on the Map:   Big Lake, Brassua Lake, Caucomgomoc Lake, Chamberlain Lake, Chesuncook Lake, Eagle Lake, Flagstaff Lake, Graham Lake, Grand Lake Seboeis, Great Pond, Long Lake, Moosehead Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Nicatous Lake, Pemadumcook Lake, Pushaw Lake, Richardson Lakes, Schoodic Lake, Sebago Lake, Sebec Lake, Seboeis Lake, Seboomook Lake, Squapan Lake, Square Lake and West Grand Lake.





Maine Elevation Map
Maine elevation mapThe topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed Maine elevation map.

Maine Stream and River Levels
Maine river levels mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Maine. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated Maine river and stream levels from USGS here.

Maine Stream and River Level Alerts
Maine water level alertsThe United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve Maine stream and river level alerts.

Maine Water Publications
Maine precipitation mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in Maine. View the water resource publications for Maine here.



Maine Waterfall: Katahdin Falls
Katahdin Falls, MaineKatahdin Falls is located in Baxter State Park, across from Witherlie Ravine on Mount Katahdin. At about 800 feet high, this tiered waterfall is the tallest in the state of Maine. Image copyright by iStockphoto / KMahelona.

Maine Drought Map
Maine drought mapThe United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current Maine drought map here.

Maine Precipitation Map
Maine precipitation mapThe National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Maine and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an Maine precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.


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