Onkamojärvi

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Onkamojärvi
Location Salla, Finland
Coordinates 66°45.59′N 29°3.95′E / 66.75983°N 29.06583°E / 66.75983; 29.06583Coordinates: 66°45.59′N 29°3.95′E / 66.75983°N 29.06583°E / 66.75983; 29.06583
Surface area 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Average depth 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Shore length1 ca. 35 km (22 mi)
Surface elevation 290.5 m (953 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Onkamojärvi (Russian: Онкамоярви) is a lake in Salla municipality, Lapland, Finland. It is located on the border of Finland and Russia, most of the lake being on the Finnish side of the border. The lake's surface is 290.5 metres above sea level, and its area is about 18 km².[1] There are 32 islands in the lake,[2] including Kallunkisaari, Karvastekemäsaari, Kätkänsuusaari, Lujesaaret, Majavasaari, Markuksen aittasaari, Nilisaari, Oravasaari, Paltsarsaari, Peurasaari, Saaranpaskantamasaari, Talvitiensuusaari, Tossonsaari and Vitsinsaari.

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  1. ^ Finland's biggest lakes (Kauko Huotari)
  2. ^ "OIVA – Ympäristö- ja paikkatietopalvelu" (in Finnish). Finland's environmental administration. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 

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