Azhabachye Lake

Azhabachye Lake is located on the right bank of Kamchatka River, about 6 km from the riverbed. The sea is 40km away. The lake covers an area of 62.5sq-km which makes it the fourth largest of the Peninsula. 13km long, its widest part reaches 7.7km for an average depth of 17.05m. It is almost entirely surrounded by mountains (except in the North) its coast is 37km long. Azhabachye Lake is the most important spawning location for sockeye salmons in the Basin of Kamchatka River. Its name was given by the Itelmens, Azhaba being the word used to call these salmons.
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