Kallavesi

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Kallavesi
Koski-laiva.JPG
Koski ship on Kallavesi.
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Location Northern Savonia
Coordinates 62°49′N 027°47′E / 62.817°N 27.783°E / 62.817; 27.783Coordinates: 62°49′N 027°47′E / 62.817°N 27.783°E / 62.817; 27.783
Catchment area 16,270 km2 (6,280 sq mi)[1]
Basin countries Finland
Max. length 90 km (56 mi)[1]
Max. width 15 km (9 mi)[1]
Surface area 472.76 km2 (182.53 sq mi)[1]
Average depth 5–10 m (16–33 ft)[1]
Max. depth > 60 m (200 ft)[1]
Surface elevation 81.8 m (268 ft)[1]
Settlements Kuopio, Vehmersalmi
References [1]

Kallavesi is a medium-sized lake in Northern Savonia, eastern Finland located around the town of Kuopio. Combined with the lakes Suvasvesi, Juurusvesi–Akonvesi, Muuruvesi, Melavesi, and Riistavesi Kallavesi forms an 890 square kilometres (340 sq mi) lake system named Iso-Kalla.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Kallavesi in Jarviwiki. Retrieved 2014-03-07. (English)

External links[edit]

Media related to Kallavesi at Wikimedia Commons