Great Lake of Buni Jezerce

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Big lake of Buni Jezercë
Liqeni i Madh i Buni Jezerce.png
Liqeni i Madh, the largest lake of Buni Jezercë, Bjeshkët e Namuna range, Albania
Location Albanian Alps
Coordinates 42°27′36″N 19°48′22″E / 42.460°N 19.806°E / 42.460; 19.806Coordinates: 42°27′36″N 19°48′22″E / 42.460°N 19.806°E / 42.460; 19.806
Type glacial lake
Basin countries Albania
Max. length 380 m (1,250 ft)
Max. width 200 m (660 ft)
Surface area 5 ha (12 acres)
Surface elevation 1,792 m (5,879 ft)

Big lake of Buni Jezercë (Albanian: Liqeni i Madh i Buni Jezercës) is one of the largest lakes in the Albanian Alps found in the north of Albania. Big Lake is on an altitude of 1,792 m (5,879 ft) above sea level and is the largest of the 6 lakes found in the Buni Jezercë (meaning 'Valley of the Lakes') near the Montenegrin border. Many high peaks surround the lake, including Maja e Jezercës with a height of 2,694 m (8,839 ft). This large mountain lake has an estimated maximum length of 380 m (1,247 ft) and a maximum width of 200 m (656 ft). The area of the lake is almost five hectares.

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