Lake Strusta

Lake Strusta (Belarusian: Стру́ста; Lithuanian: Strustas) is a freshwater lake in the Braslaw District of Vitebsk Region, Belarus, the third largest among the Braslaw Lakes and the sixteenth largest in Belarus.[1]

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Lake Strusta
Strusta is located in Belarus
Coordinates55°42′N 27°01′E / 55.700°N 27.017°E / 55.700; 27.017Coordinates: 55°42′N 27°01′E / 55.700°N 27.017°E / 55.700; 27.017
Surface area13 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Average depth7.3 m (24 ft)
Max. depth23 m (75 ft)

Lake Strusta is fed by several rivulets running from the Snudy, Balojsa, and Yelno lakes. It is drained by a little river into the Vojsa. The lake has around 22 known species of fish in it, including the European cisco.

The lake covers the area of 13 square km. Its maximum depth is 23 meters.[1] The shores are sandy and marshy, with thick stands of bulrushes. There are numerous little fjords and outlets along the shoreline.



  1. ^ a b c "Main characteristics of the largest lakes of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Research Laboratory for Lake Study of the Belarus State University. 2011. Archived from the original on 29 September 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013.

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