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Lake Lacha and Kargopol on Onega River, Russia

61.5N 38.9E

December 17th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Russia - December 1st, 2010

Lake Lacha (lower right quadrant) is a lake in northwest Russia in the Arkhangelsk Oblast, near the old city of Kargopol. The lake has a surface area of 356 kmĀ².

Kargopol is a town in and the administrative center of Kargopolsky District of Arkhangelsk Oblast. It is situated on both sides of the Onega River several miles north of Lake Lacha. Here, it is most evident on the west bank, appearing as a white area.