The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a lake in the Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) National Okrug, Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR. Area, 99.8 sq. km. The lake is located in the northeast part of the Northern Siberian lowlands. It is fed by snow and rain. The lake freezes at the end of September and thaws in June. The Suolama River flows out of the lake. The lake is abundant in fish, including the loach, cisco, whitefish, and taimen.

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