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Lakovaara Destination Guide

Explore Lakovaara in Finland

Lakovaara in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is a town in Finland - some 204 mi or ( 328 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Lakovaara

Current time in Lakovaara is now 06:31 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Simola, and Savonlinna. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Leningrad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Lakovaara ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Paasselkä

Paasselkä (earlier Paasivesi) is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid of islands which makes it different from other lakes in the region. Paasselkä is also unusually deep, 75 m at the deepest point. The Paasselkä impact occurred about 229 million years ago and affected Paleoproterozoic crystalline rocks and some overlying sandstones of the Baltic Shield.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Finland, Lakes of Finland, Saimaa, Triassic impact craters

Paasselkä devils

Paasselkä devils are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake. Paasselkä is a lake formed in an impact crater. There is a magnetic anomaly in the centre of the lake. The Paasselkä Devil is usually told to be a ball of light visible in the air above Paasselkä or areas nearby. It is said to move at varying speeds on some occasions and to remain stationary at others. Sometimes there are several balls.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Atmospheric ghost lights, Finnish folklore, Finnish legendary creatures, Magnetic anomalies

Lake Orivesi

Orivesi is a lake located in the southeastern Finland. The area of the lake is 601.30 km². Orivesi is one of the major basins of Saimaa. The lake has numerous islands and several open lake areas including Paasselkä, an ancient impact crater in south.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.27 29.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland, Saimaa