Lake Yessey

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Lake Yessey
Ессей
Lake Yessey NASA.jpg
seen from space (false color)
Location Krasnoyarsk Krai, north-central Russia
Coordinates 68°28′00″N 102°25′00″E / 68.4666667°N 102.4166667°E / 68.4666667; 102.4166667Coordinates: 68°28′00″N 102°25′00″E / 68.4666667°N 102.4166667°E / 68.4666667; 102.4166667
Basin countries Russia
Surface area 238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Max. depth 13 m (43 ft)

Lake Yessey (Russian: Ессей) is a large freshwater lake in Krasnoyarsk Krai, north-central part of Russia. It is located at 68°28′00″N 102°25′00″E / 68.4666667°N 102.4166667°E / 68.4666667; 102.4166667 and has an area of 238 km². Many rivers empty to the lake. Lake Yessey is rich in fish. Salvelinus tolmachoffi, the endangered Lake Yessey Char, is found in the waters of this lake.[1]

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