Pielinen


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Pielinen

 

(also Pielisjärvi), a lake in southeastern Finland, in the basin of the Vuoksi River. The lake extends from northwest to southeast for 92 km and has widths to 28 km. Area, 850 sq km; depths, to 48 m; elevation above sea level, 94 m. The banks are hilly, forested, and strongly indented. There are numerous islands. Water from Lake Pielinen flows through the Pielis River to Lake Pyhäsëlka. The lake freezes in late November and thaws in mid-May. It is navigable.

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"Many of our large lakes, such as Vanajavesi, Pielinen, and Oulujarvi have also gone through similar fluctuations in water levels.
To demonstrate the opportunities provided by the new technical approaches and to highlight the magnitude of impact of differential tilting on lake development, Lake Pielinen in eastern Finland was selected for this study, because it has several characteristics that make it ideal for exploring the impact of post-glacial tilting on lake development.
Above remarks were made by visitors to the Pielinen Museum.
Next day I dragged myself out of bed, ears still ringing from the night before, and caught a flight to Joensuu, capital of North Karelia, 400km east of Helsinki, and headed for the shores of Lake Pielinen, an hour's drive away in my hired Volvo.
Finnish-Swedish IT company TietoEnator Corporation said on Thursday (12 August) that it would provide complete financial and personnel administration solutions to the regional service centre of the Pielinen region in Finland.
Indeed on my very first evening -staying at Herranniemi, a family-run B&B beside Lake Pielinen -I soon got into the Finnish swing of things.