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Lake Inari, Inari

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Lake Inarijärvi is the largest lake in Sápmi and the third-largest lake in Finland. It is located in the northern part of Lapland, north of the Arctic Circle. The lake is 117– above sea level and it is regulated at the Kaitakoski power plant in Russia. The freezing period normally extends from November to early June.The best-known islands of the lake are Hautuumaasaari ("Graveyard Island"), which served as a cemetery for ancient Sami people and Ukonkivi ("Ukko's Stone"), a historical sacrifice place of the ancient inhabitants of the area. There are over 3,000 islands in total. Trout, lake salmon, Arctic char, white fish, grayling, perch and pike are found in Lake Inari.The lake covers. It empties northwards through the Paatsjoki at the mouth of the Varangerfjord, which is a bay of Barents Sea.Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials book series, chose this lake to be the home of the witch Serafina Pekkala.
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  • I was in Inari on 2017 summer what a fantastic nature. we sleep next to the Inari river in some laavoo. Some kind of half mökki :). Really nice walk to Inari river bridge ,if you like to nature and si...  more »
  • Lake Inari, one has a very great view and a beautiful spot to take pictures (Instagram: @x.si. mi_x)
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  • Lake was frozen over when I was in Finland. We went there two nights for aurora hunting and got an absolutely stunning display of northern lights. One of my favourite places in Lapland!  more »
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  • Beautiful place in the winter time, the whole lake freezes over and you can snowmobile or husky sled across it to see the northern lights.
  • 在冬季結厚重的冰地乘坐冰上摩托車去看補捉帝王蟹現場專業講解處理拍照留念然後回去烹煮新鮮蟹腳也是一種不錯的新體驗
  • Lean on the shores of Lake Inari is a real visual pleasure, especially when enjoying a completely sunny day. This Lake with its 1.043 Km2 of extension is according to some the 2nd or 3rd most in Finland and 6th in Europe. In its extension, it houses of 3,300 islands being the main or most famous call UKKO the sacred island because the same Sami practiced their sacrifices some 7,000 years ago. It can be rented boats or canoes. It is possible to rent a seaplane for touring around the Lake from the air.
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  • Definitely the most spectacular lakes in Finland, although not all.
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