Chesuncook Lake, Maine
In the county of Piscataquis, is a large sheet of water through which the Penobscot river passes. It also receives the Kahkoguamook and Umbazookskus rivers. This lake is about 25 miles long, and 3 miles wide. The country around this fine lake is very fertile, and as well adapted to the growing of wool and wheat as any portion of the globe. Its central point is about 130 miles W.N.W. from Augusta.