Kuyto

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The Kuyto (Russian: Куйто Finnish: Kuittijärvet) are three lakes in the Republic of Karelia, in the northwestern part of Russia. The Kuyto lakes are connected by natural canals, and are used for timber rafting.

  • Upper Kuyto (Russian: Верхнее Куйто, Finnish: Ylä-Kuittijärvi) is located at 65°03′N 30°45′E / 65.05°N 30.75°E / 65.05; 30.75 (Upper Kuyto). It has an area of 198 km², surface elevation of 103 m and a maximum depth of 44 m.
Middle Kuyto
Middle Kuyto is located in Karelia
Middle Kuyto
Middle Kuyto
LocationRepublic of Karelia
Coordinates65°08′00″N 31°15′00″E / 65.1333333°N 31.25°E / 65.1333333; 31.25Coordinates: 65°08′00″N 31°15′00″E / 65.1333333°N 31.25°E / 65.1333333; 31.25
Basin countriesRussia
Surface area257 km2 (99 sq mi)
Max. depth34 m (112 ft)
Surface elevation101 m (331 ft)

There are numerous islands on Kuyto Lakes.