Kuorinka

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Kuorinka
Liperi kuorinka.jpg
LocationLiperi
Coordinates62°35′N 29°21′E / 62.59°N 29.35°E / 62.59; 29.35
Primary inflowsKuoringanpuro
Primary outflowsOrivesi
Catchment areaVuoksi
Basin countriesFinland
Surface area12.916 km2 (4.987 sq mi)
Average depth10.52 m (34.5 ft)
Max. depth31.6 m (104 ft)
Water volume0.136 km3 (110,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length122.03 km (13.69 mi)
Surface elevation87.3 m (286 ft)
FrozenDecember–April
IslandsSuurisaari
References[1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Kuorinka is a medium-sized lake in the Vuoksi main catchment area. It is located in the region of Northern Karelia in Finland.[1]

Whole lake and the shores (13 km2) are protected in Natura 2000 conservation program (code FI0700089) due to lakes oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kuorinka in Järviwiki Web Service. Finnish Environment Institute. Retrieved 2014-03-09. (in English)
  2. ^ Site factsheet of Kuorinka protection area. EUNIS. Retrieved 2014-03-09. (in English)