Lake Yessey

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Lake Yessey
Lake Yessey NASA.jpg
seen from space (false color)
LocationKrasnoyarsk Krai, north-central Russia
Coordinates68°28′00″N 102°25′00″E / 68.4666667°N 102.4166667°E / 68.4666667; 102.4166667Coordinates: 68°28′00″N 102°25′00″E / 68.4666667°N 102.4166667°E / 68.4666667; 102.4166667
Basin countriesRussia
Surface area238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Max. depth13 m (43 ft)

Lake Yessey (Russian: Ессей) is a large freshwater lake in Krasnoyarsk Krai, north-central part of Russia. It has an area of 238 km². Many rivers empty to the lake. Lake Yessey is rich in fish.[citation needed] Salvelinus tolmachoffi, the endangered Lake Yessey Char, is found in the waters of this lake.[1]