Lake Nyuk

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Lake Nyuk
Lake Nyuk NASA.jpg
Lake Nyuk seen from space
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.