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.Arrange to visit Lake Inari and other attractions in Inari using our Inari trip itinerary planner .
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伊納里湖位於極圈內..由於湖面面積寬廣..視野空曠..所以夏日可以欣賞到夏日極圈的永晝..冬天可於此欣賞的冬日極圈的極光 more »The lake of Neuilly is located in the polar circle. Because of the wide area of the lake. Wild Kuang. So summer can be welcomed to the summer polar circle of eternal daylight. Winter is the highlight of the extreme winter.
Eine gute Gelegenheit, die Umgebung in Ruhe genießen zu können. Der Ausblick von der auch kulturell bedeutenden Insel ist großartig. more »A good opportunity to be able to enjoy the surroundings in peace. The view from the culturally important island is great.
One of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've ever been
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