Jack London Lake

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Jack London Lake
Jack London lake by bartosh1.jpg
Location Yagodninsky District of Magadan Oblast, Russia
Coordinates 62°04′49″N 149°31′43″E / 62.08028°N 149.52861°E / 62.08028; 149.52861
Lake type freshwater lake, ribbon lake
Primary outflows Kolyma River
Catchment area 221 km2 (85 sq mi)
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Average depth 50 m (160 ft)
Surface elevation 7.6 m (25 ft)
Islands 4

Jack London Lake (Russian: Озеро Джека Лондона) is a 10 km (6.2 mi) long and 50 m (160 ft) deep mountain lake, located at 803 m (2,635 ft) above sea level in the Annachag Mountains at the upper reaches of the Kolyma River in the Yagodninsky District of Magadan Oblast.[1] It was named in 1932 after American author, journalist and socialist activist Jack London by Russian geologist P. Skornyakov. The lake contains four islands.

Jack London Lake

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ilya Kovyakin. "How to get to Jack London Lake & Lake of Dancing Graylings in Magadan Oblast?". askmagadan.com. Retrieved 26 Feb 2013.