Näsijärvi

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Näsijärvi

 

a lake in southwestern Finland. Its area is 250 sq km, and its maximum depth is 58 m. The ragged shoreline is high and wooded. Näsijärvi is connected by a short strait with Lake Vankavesi to the north. It drains southward into the Pyhäjärvi, a lake, via the Tammer Rapids, which are 1 km long and have falls as steep as 18 m. The level of Näsijärvi is regulated by a dam. Timber is transported on the lake. The city of Tampere is situated on the lake’s southern shore.

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t d Heidi Savolainen from Adventure Apes introduces me to the region's sauna culture, on a trip to Rauhaniemi, set on the birch tree-lined shores of Lake Nasijarvi.
e stunning landscape that makes up Tampere is located on an isthmus that lies between two lakes - Nasijarvi and Pyhajarvi.
Included in the information available are air and water temperatures, the water level in the Nasijarvi lake, information from the Viinikanlahti weather station and also the day's events in Tampere.