Lembolovo Upland

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Lembolovo Upland

 

an upland in the central Karelian Isthmus, 50 km north of Leningrad. It is a plateau, with elevations up to 201 m, composed of moraine from the last Anthropogene glaciation; kames and terraces of glacial lakes are developed on the slopes. The upland is covered with mixed forests. In its central region, on the Leningrad-Priozersk highway, is the sculptural composition Lembolovo Stronghold, which commemorates the heroic defense of Leningrad.

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