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Kiesimän kanava 5.jpg
Kiesimä channel in 2013
Location Rautalampi
Coordinates 62°46′N 26°35′E / 62.767°N 26.583°E / 62.767; 26.583Coordinates: 62°46′N 26°35′E / 62.767°N 26.583°E / 62.767; 26.583
Type Lake
Catchment area Kymijoki
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 11.113 km2 (4.291 sq mi)
Average depth 7.63 m (25.0 ft)
Max. depth 31.69 m (104.0 ft)
Water volume 0.0848 km3 (68,700 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1 44.56 km (27.69 mi)
Surface elevation 100.9 m (331 ft)
Frozen December–April
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Kiesimä is a medium-sized lake of Finland. It belongs in the Kymijoki main catchment area. It is located in the region Pohjois-Savo.[1] The Kiesimä Canal connects the lake westwards to the lake Konnevesi and the Kerkonkoski Canal connects it eastwards to the lake Niinivesi.


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