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Julie kayaking on Lake George near Bolton Landing in August 2013.

Julie kayaking on Lake George near Bolton Landing in August 2013, image © Joe Geronimo.

Lake George, nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes, is a long, narrow oligotrophic lake located at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains , in the northeastern portion of New York. The lake extends approximately 32 miles on a north-south axis, is quite deep, and varies from 1 to 3 miles in width.

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