Lake Paliastomi

Lake Paliastomi (Georgian: პალიასტომი, also transliterated as Paleaostom) is a small lake near the city of Poti, Georgia, connected to the Black Sea by a narrow channel. Its surface area is 17.3 km2 and the mean depth is 2.6 m. Some ancient pieces of Colchis have been found near and in the lake by archaeologists. It is also an important fishery site.

Lake Paliastomi
Lake Paliastomi is located in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
Lake Paliastomi
Lake Paliastomi
Lake Paliastomi is located in Georgia
Lake Paliastomi
Lake Paliastomi
Coordinates42°7′30″N 41°43′47″E / 42.12500°N 41.72972°E / 42.12500; 41.72972Coordinates: 42°7′30″N 41°43′47″E / 42.12500°N 41.72972°E / 42.12500; 41.72972
Basin countriesGeorgia
Surface area17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Average depth2.6 m (8 ft 6 in)
Max. depth6 m (20 ft)

The lake is included within the boundaries of the Kolkheti National Park.[1]


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