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Frozen Lake Beloye, Russia

60.1N 37.6E

December 15th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Russia - December 1st, 2010

This image of northwestern Russia focuses on Llake Beloye, in Vologda Oblast. It is of an approximately round shape with a diameter of 46 km, maximum depth is 110 ft. Here, its surface is frozen, with some cracks visible in the ice.

Its main tributaries are Kovzha, Kema and Megra rivers. It is drained into the Rybinsk Reservoir of the Volga River by the Sheksna River. It is a part of the Volga–Baltic Waterway. One of the oldest Russian towns, Belozersk, is located on its coast.

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