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|Surface area||460 km² or 320 km²(?)|
Lake Lama (Russian: Лама) is a large freshwater lake in Krasnoyarsk Krai, north-central part of Russia. It is located at and has an area of 460 km² (other sources state 320 km²). It is 100 km long and up to 20 km wide (other sources state length of 82 km and width of 13 km). Lake Lama is of tectonic origin.
For the first time the lake was described and investigated by Russian scientist Nikolay Urvantsev and his colleague Bazanov during the expedition in 1921.
Origin of the name
There was no lake named Lama on the map of Russian Asia published in 1911 by the Russian General staff. The lake was pictured very relative and was named Davydovo.
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