Onega, Lake

Onega, Lake
geographical name lake NW Russia in Europe in S Karelia area over 3700 square miles (9583 square kilometers)

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  • Onega, Lake — Lake, northwestern Russia. Located between Lake Ladoga and the White Sea, it is the second largest lake in Europe. It has an area of 3,753 sq mi (9,720 sq km) and is 154 mi (248 km) long. It empties into the Svir River and is frozen for about… …   Universalium

  • Onega,Lake — O·ne·ga (ō nēʹgə, ə nyĕʹ ), Lake A lake of northwest Russia northeast of St. Petersburg between Lake Ladoga and the White Sea. It remains frozen from November to May. * * * …   Universalium

  • ONEGA, LAKE —    in the NW. of Russia, next to Ladoga the largest in Europe, nearly three times the size of Norfolkshire, being 140 m. long and 59 broad; has an irregular shore, deeply indented in the W., many inflowing rivers, but is drained only by the Swir; …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Onega, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Onega — Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Onega Canal — The Onega Canal at Voznesenye Construction began 1818 Date completed 1852 …   Wikipedia

  • Onega — may refer to: Lake Onega, Russia Onega River, Russia Onega, Russia, a town in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia Onega Bay (Onega Gulf), Russia Onega Peninsula, Russia Onega, Texas (now called Aubrey), United States Onega, Minnesota, United States People …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Peipus — Pihkva Peipsi Pihkva järv Чудско Псковское озеро Landsat satellite photo Location Estonia, Russia Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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