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Lake Pyhäjärvi


Lake Pyhäjärvi

Catchment area615 km2
Surface area154 km2
Volume0,84 km3
Average depth5,4 m
Maximum depth26 m
Shoreline length80 km
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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 Yläneenjoki23422
River Pyhäjoki
77,523
Other catchment area149,514








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