Lake Topozero

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Lake Topozero
Lake Topozero NASA.jpg
from space
Location Republic of Karelia
Coordinates 65°40′N 32°00′E / 65.66°N 32°E / 65.66; 32Coordinates: 65°40′N 32°00′E / 65.66°N 32°E / 65.66; 32
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 75.3 km (46.8 mi)
Max. width 30.3 km (18.8 mi)
Surface area 986 km2 (381 sq mi)
Max. depth 50 m (160 ft)
Islands 100+

Lake Topozero (Russian: Топозеро, Finnish: Tuoppajärvi) is a large freshwater lake in the Republic of Karelia, northwestern part of Russia. It is located at around 65°40′N 32°00′E / 65.66°N 32°E / 65.66; 32 and has an area of 986 km², it's 75.3 km long and 30.3 km wide. Maximum depth is about 50 m. There are more than 100 islands on the lake. Topozero is used for fishery and timber rafting. From Lake Topozero the waters flow north into the Lake Pyaozero and from there to the White Sea through the Kovda River.