Juurusvesi–Akonvesi

Juurusvesi–Akonvesi is a lake in Finland. It consists of two basins, Juurusvesi in west and Akonvesi in east. The town of Siilinjärvi is located on the western extremity of Juurusvesi.[1] Kuopio Airport is located on a peninsula jutting into Juurusvesi.

Juurusvesi–Akonvesi
LocationNorthern Savonia
Coordinates62°59′N 27°55′E
TypeLake
Primary inflowsfrom the lake Vuotjärvi via Juankoski power station
Primary outflowsvia Jännevirta to the lake Kallavesi
Catchment areaVuoksi
Basin countriesFinland
Surface area156.871 km2 (60.568 sq mi)
Average depth8.31 m (27.3 ft)
Max. depth61.97 m (203.3 ft)
Water volume1.303 km3 (1,056,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1797.55 km (495.57 mi)
Surface elevation81.8 m (268 ft)
Islands
  • Talvisalo (5.2 km2 or 2.0 sq mi),
  • Viitasalo (3.4 km2 or 1.3 sq mi),
  • Rahvo,
  • Otus
SettlementsSiilinjärvi
References[1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

See also

References

  1. Juurusvesi-Akonvesi in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-02. (in English)


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