Onondaga Lake is located (lat. 43°06′54″; long. 76°14′34″) immediately north of the City of Syracuse, in Onondaga County, in the middle of the most urbanized area of Central New York (Figure 1.1). Onondaga Lake is in the Oswego River drainage basin (see Figure 1.1, inset). The outflow from the lake exits through a single outlet at its northern end and enters the Seneca River. The Seneca River combines with the Oneida River to form the Oswego River, which flows north, entering Lake Ontario at the City of Oswego (Figure 1.1).


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