Jordan Pond

Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine
MIDAS 4608

Area (acres):186
Perimeter (miles):3.1
Mean Depth (feet):84
Max Depth (feet):150
Delorme Page:16
Fishery Type:Coldwater
Invasive Aquatic Plant Infestation:None known

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