Posts under ‘Lakes’

Lake Seydozero

Lake Seydozero is located on the Kola Peninsula, in Murmansk Oblast within the Lake Lovozero and ensures runoff from the Seydyavryok River. The lake is situated at an altitude of 189 m above sea level. Seidozero length – 8 km, width – from 1.5 to 2.5 km.

In the center of the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, [...]

Lake Natron

Lake Natron is a salt lake located in northern Tanzania, close to the Kenyan border, in the eastern branch of the East African Rift. The lake is fed by the Southern Ewaso Ng’iro River and also by mineral-rich hot springs. It is quite shallow, less than three meters (10 feet) deep, and varies in width [...]

Lake Kaindy

Kaindy Lake is a 400 metre long lake in Kazakhstan that reaches depths near 30 metres in some areas. It is located 129 km ESE of the city of Almaty and is 2,000 metres above sea level. It was created by the result of an enormous limestone landslide, triggered by the 1911 Kebin earthquake. The [...]

Lake Seydozero

Lake Seydozero is located on the Kola Peninsula, in Murmansk Oblast within the Lake Lovozero and ensures runoff from the Seydyavryok River.

Sacred stones – the mysterious stone structures found in Scandinavia and Russia. In our country they are located on the Kola Peninsula and in Karelia (seids Karelia – the largest in Northern Europe).
A [...]

Skiing on Lake Baikal

Located in the south of the Russian region of Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast, it is the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface fresh water.

the lake, from which you can drink
Almost in the center of the vast [...]

Pekulneyskoe lake

Pekulneyskoe lake – the largest lake, lagoon-type fjord on the northern spurs of the Koryak Highlands – located in Anadyr region of Chukotka. Surface area is 435 km ². Separated from the Bering Sea system alluvial braid. Has stock in the sea over the river Main. Connected by channels with neighboring lake Vaamochka. The northern [...]

Lake Pyaozero

Lake Pyaozero (Russian: Пяозеро, Finnish: Pääjärvi) is a large freshwater lake in the Republic of Karelia, northwestern part of Russia. It is located at 66.0833333°N 30.9666667°E and has an area of 659 km². There are many islands on the lake with total area of 186 km². Among the rivers that flow into lake Pyaozero is [...]

Lake Imandra, International 100 kilometer race on kites.

Imandra (Russian: Имандра, Finnish: Imantero) is a lake in the south-western part of the Kola Peninsula in Murmansk Oblast, Russia, slightly beyond the Arctic circle. It is located 127 m above sea level; its area is about 876 km², maximum depth is 67 m. The shape of the shore line is complicated. There are a [...]

Lake Labaz

Lake Labaz (Russian word Labaz can be translated as “storage shed” ) is a large freshwater lake in Krasnoyarsk Krai, north-central part of Russia. It is located at 72.3°N 99.6666667°E and has an area of 470 km². Boganida River flows from the lake.

Lake Labaz – a large freshwater lake in the Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets Autonomous [...]

Lake Krasnoye (Chukotka)

Lake Krasnoye is the biggest lake in Anadyrsky Liman, situated in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug is located in the extreme north-east of Russiaand occupies the whole Chukchi Peninsula, a part of continent and a number of islands (Vrangel, Iron, Ratmanov and others ).

Chukotka Autonomous Okrug is washed by East-Siberian and Chukchi Sea of the [...]

Lake Kulundinskoye

Lake Kulundinskoye (located at 53°0′N 79°30′E) is located on the southern edge of the much larger West Siberian Plain of south-central Russia. This lake, along with many other lakes in the region, exhibits a wide array of colors. The variations in color suggest that each lake is at a different stage of eutrophication.

Lake Kulundinskoye offers [...]

Lake Segozero

Lake Segozero (Russian: Сегозеро, Finnish: Seesjärvi) is a large freshwater lake in the Republic of Karelia, northwestern part of Russia. It is located at 63.3°N 33.75°E. Segezha River is a major outflow from Segozero and it empties to Vygozero. After the hydroelectric power plant was built on Segezha River the surface area of Segozero have [...]

Lake Ilmen

Lake Ilmen is a historically important lake in the Novgorod Oblast of Russia, formerly a vital part of the Trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks. The city of Novgorod lies six kilometers below the lake’s outflow.

Lake Ilmen, Ilmen, Lake [Credit: Sergei Rubliov]lake in Novgorod oblast (province), northwestern Russia. Lake Ilmen occupies the [...]