Kankarisvesi

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Kankarisvesi
Kankarisvesi Jämsä aamulla 23 heinä 2009.jpg
Location Jämsä
Coordinates 61°58′N 25°08′E / 61.967°N 25.133°E / 61.967; 25.133Coordinates: 61°58′N 25°08′E / 61.967°N 25.133°E / 61.967; 25.133
Type Lake
Primary inflows Luomenkoski rapids
Primary outflows Rekolankoski rapids, Jämsänjoki
Catchment area Kymijoki
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 8.292 km2 (3.202 sq mi)
Average depth 4.1 m (13 ft)
Max. depth 23.6 m (77 ft)
Water volume 0.034 km3 (28,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1 62.46 km (38.81 mi)
Surface elevation 97.8 m (321 ft)
Islands Vihatinsalo
Settlements Luomenkylä
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1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Kankarisvesi is a rather small lake of Finland. It belongs to the Kymijoki main catchment area. It is located in Jämsä in the region of Keski-Suomi. It is also a part of Jämsä catchment area.[1] The lake is narrow and about 10 kilometers long. It is a part of 75 kilometer canoeing route named Wanha Witonen from Petäjävesi to Arvaja on the lake Päijänne.[2] The southern part of the lake is an area for sport rowing.

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