Loch Peipus[1] (Estonie: Peipsi-Pihkva järv; Roushie: Псковско-Чудское озеро (Pskovsko-Chudskoe ozero), German: Peipussee) is the biggest transboondary loch in Europe on the border atween Estonie (pairt o European Union) an Roushie.

Loch Peipsi
Peipsi-Pihkva järv
Псковско-Чудское озеро
Lake Peipus, LandSat-8, 2016-10-20.jpg
Landsat satellite photo
LocationEstonie, Roushie
Coordinates58°41′N 27°29′E / 58.683°N 27.483°E / 58.683; 27.483Coordinates: 58°41′N 27°29′E / 58.683°N 27.483°E / 58.683; 27.483
Primary inflowsEmajõgi, Velikaya
Primar ootflowsNarva
Catchment aurie47,800 km2 (18,500 sq mi)
Basin kintrasEstonie, Russia, Latvia
Surface aurie3,555 km2 (1,373 sq mi)
Average deepth7.1 m (23 ft)
Max. deepth15.3 m (50 ft)
Watter vollum25 km3 (6.0 cu mi)
Shore lenth1520 km (320 mi)
Surface elevation30 m (98 ft)
IslandsPiirissaar, Kolpino, Kamenka
SettlementsMustvee, Kallaste
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Lake Peipus. Encyclopaedia Britannica online