Balsam Lake

Balsam Lake is a lake in the City of in , Canada. It is in the Great Lakes Basin, is one of the lakes of the , and is at the summit of the Trent–Severn Waterway.

Localities in the Area

is a community in the city of , in the south-central portion of the Canadian province of . is situated 9 km north of Balsam Lake. Photo: P199, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, "the Jewel of the Kawarthas", is a community of about 1,800 permanent residents that grew up around the 23 ft waterfalls that were used to power a flour mill. Photo: P199, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Balsam Lake

44.5804° or 44° 34' 49.6" north
-78.8417° or 78° 50' 29.9" west
Open Location Code
253 metres (830 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Balsam Lake (lanaw sa Canada, Ontario, Kawartha Lakes)
  • Cebuano: Balsam Lake
  • Dutch: Balsam Lake
  • Dutch: Balsam Meer
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بحيره بالسام
  • French: Balsam Lake
  • French: Lac Balsam
  • French: lac Balsam
  • German: Balsam Lake
  • German: Balsam See
  • Japanese: バルサム湖
  • Russian: Болсам (озеро, Каварта-Лейкс)
  • Russian: Болсам
  • Swedish: Balsam Lake, Ontario
  • Swedish: Balsam Lake

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