Jack London Lake

Jack London Lake
Location Yagodninsky District of Magadan Oblast, Russia
Coordinates 62°04′49″N 149°31′43″E / 62.08028°N 149.52861°E / 62.08028; 149.52861
Lake type freshwater lake, ribbon lake
Primary outflows Kolyma River
Catchment area 221 km2 (85 sq mi)
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Average depth 50 m (160 ft)
Surface elevation 7.6 m (25 ft)
Islands 4

Jack London Lake (Russian: Озеро Джека Лондона) is a 10 km (6.2 mi) long and 50 m (160 ft) deep mountain lake, located at 803 m (2,635 ft) above sea level in the Annachag Mountains at the upper reaches of the Kolyma River in the Yagodninsky District of Magadan Oblast.[1] It was named in 1932 after American author, journalist and socialist activist Jack London by Russian geologist P. Skornyakov. The lake contains four islands.


  1. Ilya Kovyakin. "How to get to Jack London Lake & Lake of Dancing Graylings in Magadan Oblast?". askmagadan.com. Retrieved 26 Feb 2013.
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