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Lake Pyhäjärvi


Lake Pyhäjärvi


Catchment area

615 km2

Surface area

154 km2

Volume

0,84 km3

Average depth

5,4 m

Maximum depth

26 m

Shoreline length

80 km


Catchment Area

The catchment area is relatively small (land area 461 km2) compared to the lake`s surface area. Water retention time in the lake is over four years and most of the nutrients flowing in from the catchment stay in the lake accelerating the eutrophication process.


Area (km2)

Field area (%)

River Yläneenjoki

234

22

River Pyhäjoki

77,5

23

Other catchment area

149,5

14






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