Lake Nyuk

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Lake Nyuk
Lake Nyuk NASA.jpg
Lake Nyuk seen from space
Lake Nyuk is located in Karelia
Lake Nyuk
Lake Nyuk
Lake Nyuk is located in Russia
Lake Nyuk
Lake Nyuk
LocationRepublic of Karelia
Coordinates64°27′N 31°45′E / 64.45°N 31.75°E / 64.45; 31.75Coordinates: 64°27′N 31°45′E / 64.45°N 31.75°E / 64.45; 31.75
Basin countriesRussia
Surface area214–230 km2 (83–89 sq mi)
Islandsnumerous

Lake Nyuk (Russian: Нюк, Finnish: Nuokkijärvi) is a large freshwater lake in the Republic of Karelia, northwestern part of Russia. It is located at 64°27′N 31°45′E / 64.45°N 31.75°E / 64.45; 31.75 and has an area of 214–230 km2 (83–89 sq mi). There are numerous islands on the lake. The lake is part of the Kem River basin.