Pyhäjärvi (Saarijärvi)

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Pyhäjärvi
Coordinates 62°43′42″N 25°27′18″E / 62.72833°N 25.45500°E / 62.72833; 25.45500Coordinates: 62°43′42″N 25°27′18″E / 62.72833°N 25.45500°E / 62.72833; 25.45500
Lake type Natural
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 58.94 km2 (22.76 sq mi)
Average depth 9.67 m (31.7 ft)
Max. depth 43.2 m (142 ft)
Water volume 0.57 km3 (0.14 cu mi)
Shore length1 183.85 km (114.24 mi)
Surface elevation 119.9 m (393 ft)
Frozen December-April
Islands Salonsaari, Hässössaari, Majasaari, Kurjensaari
Settlements Saarijärvi
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Pyhäjärvi (Saarijärvi) is a medium-sized lake of Central Finland, located in the northern side of Saarijärvi municipality´s center. It belongs to Kymijoki mean catchment area.[1] Pyhäjärvi (meaning: Holy lake) is very common name in Finland. There are 39 lakes with the same name.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pyhäjärvi in Järviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-02-28. (English)
  2. ^ Järviwiki, all Pyhäjärvi-lakes. Retrieved 2014-02-28. (English).

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