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Otsego Lake

Otsego Lake (ŏtsēˈgō) [key], c.9 mi (14.5 km) long, E central N.Y., SE of Utica, in a resort region. A branch of the Susquehanna River issues from its southern end at Cooperstown. The lake is the Glimmerglass of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking tales.

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