Lake Vodlozero

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Lake Vodlozero
Lake Vodlozero NASA.jpg
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Location Karelia
Coordinates 62°20′N 36°55′E / 62.333°N 36.917°E / 62.333; 36.917Coordinates: 62°20′N 36°55′E / 62.333°N 36.917°E / 62.333; 36.917
Primary inflows Ileksa River
Primary outflows Vodla River
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 36 km
Max. width 16 km
Surface area 322 km²
Islands 190

Lake Vodlozero (Russian: Водлозеро, Finnish: Vodlajärvi) is a large freshwater lake in the southeastern part of the Republic of Karelia, Russia. It is located at 62°20′N 36°55′E / 62.333°N 36.917°E / 62.333; 36.917 and has an area of 322 km². It is 36 km long and 16 km wide. There are more than 190 islands on the lake. Vodlozero is used for fishery. It freezes up in early November and stays icebound until early May. Vodla River flows from Vodlozero into Lake Onega.

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