Labynkyr Lake

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Labynkyr Lake

Labynkyr Lake (Russian: Лабынкыр, Yakut: Лабыҥкыр) is a lake in Oymyakonsky Ulus, Sakha Republic, Russia. The lake is located near the borders of Khabarovsk Krai and Magadan Oblast. The surface area of the lake is 61 km² and is 1020 meters above mean sea level. It is 53 meters deep.

According to folklore, Labynkyr Lake is the location of a dreadful monster.[1][2]


Coordinates: 62°29′50″N 143°36′25″E / 62.49710°N 143.60687°E / 62.49710; 143.60687