Jääsjärvi

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Jääsjärvi
From the edge of Jääsjärvi starts the Tainionvirta River
LocationHartola and Joutsa
Coordinates61°36′N 26°07′E / 61.600°N 26.117°E / 61.600; 26.117Coordinates: 61°36′N 26°07′E / 61.600°N 26.117°E / 61.600; 26.117
TypeLake
Catchment areaKymijoki
Basin countriesFinland
Max. length10 km (6.2 mi)
Max. width15 km (9.3 mi)
Surface area81.11 km2 (31.32 sq mi)
Average depth4.58 km (2.85 mi)
Max. depth28.2 km (17.5 mi)
Water volume0.372 km (0.231 mi)
Shore length1303.73 km (188.73 mi)
Surface elevation92.3 km (57.4 mi)
FrozenDecember–April
IslandsVehkasalo, Hirtesalo, Kotisalo, Ohrasaari, Urrionsaari, Nautsalo
References[1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.


Jääsjärvi is a large lake in Finland. It covers 81.11 square kilometres (31.32 sq mi). It has many islands. The largest ones are Vehkasalo, Hirtesalo, Kotisalo, Ohrasaari, Urrionsaari and Nautsalo.

Municipalities near Jääsjärvi are Joutsa and Hartola. Jääsjärvi flows from the southwestern part via Tainionvirta and into several smaller lakes to Päijänne.

References[change | change source]

  1. Jääsjärvi. Järviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-02-28.