Lake Mamry

Mamry (German: Mauersee, Lithuanian: Mauras) is a lake in the Masurian Lake District of Poland's Warmia-Mazury Province. It is the second largest lake in Poland, with an area of 104 km². Maximum depth is 44 m, average is 11 m.

Lake Mamry
LocationMasurian Lake District
Coordinates54°6′47″N 21°42′2.1″E
Primary outflowsAngrapa
Basin countriesPoland
Surface area104 km2 (40 sq mi)
Max. depth44 m (144 ft)
Surface elevation116 metres (381 ft)
Islands33 (7 in Mamry proper)

It actually comprises six connected lakes: Mamry, Kirsajty, Kisajno, Dargin, Święcajty and Dobskie. Mamry features 33 islands, totalling 213 hectares, some of which are ornithological reserves.

Lake Mamry is a popular tourist destination. It is connected to the Pregolya and the Baltic Sea by the disused Masurian Canal. The largest town on the lake shore is Giżycko.

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