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Lake Metelys

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Location  Alytus County
Surface area  12.92 km (4.99 sq mi)
Area  12.92 kmĀ²
Basin countries  Lithuania
Max. depth  15 m (49 ft)
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Lake Metelys is located in southern Lithuania's Alytus County. The lake, covering 1,292 hectares, has a maximum depth of 15 metres. It lies with the boundaries of Meteliai Regional Park. Lake Metelys formed from melted ice lump.

Map of Lake Metelys, Lithuania

The lake is a notable waterfowl habitat; populations of great crested grebes, greylag goose, and the globally near-threatened ferruginous duck have been observed there.

References

Lake Metelys Wikipedia


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