Category Archives: lakes

Lake Ulahan-Ary-Kuele

The unique lake Ulahan-Kuel is one of the most protected natural areas of Yakutia, it has the status of republican significance. It is located in the northeastern part of the Ĺ˝igansky ulus. The total area is 11046 ha. It is unique in its origin water body, which has a special nature protection, scientific, cultural, aesthetic, […]

Rybinsk reservoir

Size: 4580 km2 Maximum depth: 30 m Rybinsk reservoir is a large reservoir on the Volga river and its tributaries Sheksna and Mologa. Located mainly in the Yaroslavl region, in the North-West, partly also in Tver and Vologda regions. Formed in the late 30’s-early 40-ies of XX century wodoodporne structures Rybinsk hydroelectric station, located in […]

Chany lake

Area: 1400-2000 km2 Maximum depth: 7 m. The Chany lake – closed salt lake in Russia, located in Barabinsk lowland on the territory of the Novosibirsk region, the largest lake in Western Siberia. The lake is located on the territory of five districts of the Novosibirsk region: Sivinskogo, Barabinsk, Janovskeho, Kopynskoho and Chistoozernoe. It got […]