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Lake Komi was a prehistoric periglacial lake formed in the region of the present-day Russian Komi Republic when the Barents Sea outlet of the Pechora River was blocked by ice during the Weichselian Glaciation.
- Mangerud, J. et al. (2004). Ice-dammed lakes and rerouting of the drainage of northern Eurasia during the Last Glaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews 23 (2004), pp. 1313–1332.  (accessed 30 November 2006)
- The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, Joint Hydrographic Center (CCOM/JHC) at the University of New Hampshire provides an excellent Flash animation of the probable drainage outburst of Lake Komi following some glacial retreat: [dead link]. For reference, the large moon-shaped island, top-center in the animation, is Novaya Zemlya, and the mountains to the right are the northernmost Urals.