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Ladoga

Lake. a lake in NW Russia, in the SW Karelian Republic: the largest lake in Europe; drains through the River Neva into the Gulf of Finland. Area: about 18 000 sq. km (7000 sq. miles)
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Later this tradition, as well as the ancient potters who established it, spread wide along the territory of the Swedish mainland (Lofstrand 1974, 136) and the neighbouring parts of Finland (Larsson 2009, 199), and in the Early Metal Period it reached Ladoga Lake and Karelia (Europaeus-Ayrapaa 1930, 186).
During these years, mass spring migratory stopovers of Arctic-breeding Barnacle Geese started to form in the vicinity of the town of Olonets in South Karelia, on the north coast of Ladoga Lake (Zimin et al., 2002; Lapshin et al., 2016), and at the mouth of the Northern Dvina River by the White Sea (Andreev, 2005).
We had been told about the ice track across Lake Ladoga. So it is true, it has begun to work!
While the war on the Karelian Isthmus was characterized by trenches, strongpoints, and fighting reminiscent of the Western Front during the World War I, the fighting north of Lake Ladoga was mobile and fluid.
Another Karelian centre for working with pearls was the small city of Olonez, capital of a governorate with the same name, situated near Lake Ladoga. Olonez was an important and wealthy city in the past, but has fallen into obscurity since then and therefore was not included in the field research described below.
The consolidated ideas linked with Russia, which formed an apparent contrast to the sophisticated Italy, were revealed in Taylor's description of the poor peasants' meal at the monastery of Valamo, where the poor were eating fish and cabbage with "great zeal," "with all the energy of a primitive appetite" ("Ladoga" 534; italics added).
Undoubtedly, however, Bobrikov in cooperation with Archbishop Antonii, the religious chief of Vyborg and the Grand Duchy, pursued the same line, promoting the rapid increase of administratively separate Russian parish schools in Karelia around Lake Ladoga. In the eyes of the Fennomans and nationalist Finns, these activities made Bobrikov a real "russifier" of the border areas.
Exceptions included: (1) Canadian lakes Amadjuak and Nettilling (the largest lakes of Baffin Island) and Lake Hazen on Ellesmere Island, which experienced longer ICD by ~30-70 days; and (2) north European Lakes Onega and Ladoga (western Russia) by ~30-60 days, as well as smaller lakes to their south, and lakes in southern Norway.
There's Europe's largest lake, Lake Ladoga and the Rybinsk Sea - actually a reservoir built on Stalin's orders - which was once the largest man-made body of water on Earth.
problem of import of the young white fishes from the Ladoga Lake.
After spending his working life as dermatologist, Roberto Bassi (born in 1931) wrote a memoir, Scaramucce sur Lago Ladoga, which was published in Italian in 2003 and which also exists in an unpublished English translation entitled Skirmishes on Lake Ladoga.
During the Swedish reign in Ingria (from Narva at the present Estonian-Russian border up to Lake Ladoga, mainly in the 17th century) the area was settled by Finns who until recently formed a Finnish speaking minority, inkerilaiset, in the Leningrad Oblast' including the area east of Narva river that the Estonian SSR had to cede to the RSFSR in 1944-1945.