ⓘ Missisquoi Bay

                                     

ⓘ Missisquoi Bay

Missisquoi Bay is a large extension in the northern part of Lake Champlain, at the East of the output of the latter in Richelieu River. It takes the form of a violin head, handle leaving the head of the lake and having about 5 kilometres in diameter. The bay is divided between Quebec in Canada and Vermont in United States. The main town on its banks is Venise-en-Quebec, a major summer resort. The river of the same name flows into the bay and the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge is located on the American side.