Loch Peipus

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Loch Peipsi
Peipsi-Pihkva järv
Псковско-Чудское озеро
Lake Peipus, LandSat-8, 2016-10-20.jpg
Landsat satellite photo
Location Estonie, Roushie
Coordinates 58°41′N 27°29′E / 58.683°N 27.483°E / 58.683; 27.483Coordinates: 58°41′N 27°29′E / 58.683°N 27.483°E / 58.683; 27.483
Primary inflows Emajõgi, Velikaya
Primary outflows Narva
Catchment aurie 47,800 km2 (18,500 sq mi)
Basin kintras Estonie, Russia, Latvia
Surface aurie 3,555 km2 (1,373 sq mi)
Average deepth 7.1 m (23 ft)
Max. deepth 15.3 m (50 ft)
Watter vollum 25 km3 (6.0 cu mi)
Shore lenth1 520 km (320 mi)
Surface elevation 30 m (98 ft)
Islands Piirissaar, Kolpino, Kamenka
Dounsets Mustvee, Kallaste
1 Shore lenth is no a well-defined measur.

Loch Peipus[1] (Estonie: Peipsi-Pihkva järv; Roushie: Псковско-Чудское озеро (Pskovsko-Chudskoe ozero), German: Peipussee) is the biggest transboondary loch in Europe on the border atween Estonie (pairt o European Union) an Roushie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lake Peipus. Encyclopaedia Britannica online