Lake Osveia

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Osveia, Lake


a lake in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Covering 52.8 sq km, it has a maximum length of 11.5 km, a maximum width of 5 km, and a maximum depth of 7.5 m. It flows through the Degtiarevka River into Lake Lisno. There are deposits of sapropel. The urban-type settlement of Osveia is situated on the lake.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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