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Here are the 8 lakes we have listed within Finland - compared by Deepest Lakes.

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Lake Name Maximum depth in feet Lake Description
Lake Paijanna
322 Lake Paijanna Pictures Lake Paijanna Message Forums Lake Paijanne is the second largest lake in Finland and probably the most popular with holiday makers. Located only a couple of hours from Helsinki, Lake Paijanne is the main lake on the Lake Paijanne water route in central Finland's Lakeland Region. The nearly 300,000-acre lake provides water supply ...
Lake Inari
315 Lake Inari Pictures Lake Inari Message Forums Also known as: Lake Inarijarvi
Lake Inari, in the Lapland area of northern Finland, is a hot fishing destination. Also called Lake Inarijarvi, the huge lake near the northern tip of Finland is well-known as an ideal fishing lake for brown trout, lake trout, grayling, Arctic char, perch and whitefish. The third-largest lake in Finland, ...
Lake Saimaa
279 Lake Saimaa Pictures Lake Saimaa Message Forums Also known as: Saimaa Lake, Saimaa Lake District, Saimaa
Lake Saimaa, in Finland's Lakeland Region, is a lake you could spend a lifetime exploring! Nearly 1700 square miles of water and over 13,500 islands make the Saimaa Lake District one of Finland's most striking water bodies. Created by the last receding glacier, the inter-connected lake basins cover ...
Lake Keitele
217 Lake Keitele Pictures Lake Keitele Message Forums Lake Keitele spans an impressive 122,000 acres in Central Finland's Lakeland District. The lake is connected to Lake Paijanne (271,800 acres) via the Keitele-Paijanne Canal. Completed in 1993, the 25-mile canal has five automated locks that allow boats to navigate the 25-foot difference in elevation ...
Lake Pielinen
197 Lake Pielinen Pictures Lake Pielinen Message Forums Lake Pielinen, in Finland's Lakeland District, is a well-known vacation getaway to native Finns. The huge lake is dotted with islands, one of which is inhabited. Less than 15 miles from the Russian border, the clear waters of Lake Pielinen provide a wide variety of outdoor activities to the many seasonal ...
Lake Hoytiainen
184 Lake Hoytiainen Message Forums Also known as: Sea of Karelia
Lake Hoytiainen, also known as the Sea of Karelia, is a 72,402-acre freshwater lake located in the North Karelia region of eastern Finland. Whether visiting in summer or winter, the Lake Hoytiainen area is an outdoor enthusiast's wonderland. Recreational offerings include swimming, boating, fishing, ...
Lake Oulujarvi
125 Lake Oulujarvi Pictures Lake Oulujarvi Message Forums Also known as: The Kainuu Sea
Lake Oulujarvi, located in the Kajaani region of Finland's Lakeland District, is the perfect holiday destination all year round. Called the 'Kainuu Sea', the lake is not actually a sea but the result of melting and receding glaciers. The fifth largest lake in Finland, Lake Oulujarvi is drained primarily ...
Lake Lappajarvi
123 Lake Lappajarvi Pictures Lake Lappajarvi Message Forums Lake Lappajarvi is different from most other lakes in Finland. The depression the lake lies in is actually a meteorite crater! An estimated 73 million years ago, a large meteorite hit the earth in Western Finland, creating a massive dent in the earth. The intervening millions of years have worn down ...
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