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Lake Malar

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Lake Malar a.k.a. Mälaren is the third-largest lake in Sweden. Its area is 1,140 km² and its greatest depth is 64 m. Mälaren spans 120 kilometers from east to west. The lake drains, from southwest to northeast, into the Baltic Sea through the Södertälje Canal, Hammarbyslussen, Karl Johanslussen and Norrström. The easternmost bay of Mälaren, in central Stockholm, is called Riddarfjärden. The lake is located in Svealand and bounded by the provinces of Uppland, Södermanland, Närke, and Västmanland. The two largest islands in Mälaren are Selaön and Svartsjölandet.

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Google previewThe new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana (1862)

by American cyclopaedia

Lake Malar is an arm of the sea, with beautiful banks, and contains, it is said, 1,400 islands. The other principal lakes are the Bjelmar, connected with Lake Mielar ; the Sttja, the Storjan, the Horn-Afvan, and the Stora-Lulea-Watten, in which the ...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the latest edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1897)

LAKE MALAR, one of the largest lakes in Sweden, studded with upward of twelve hundred islands, mostly well wooded. Its east end is close by Stockholm, where its waters empty into the Baltic Sea. The shores are adorned with castles, ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1908)

LAKE MALAR, one of the largest lakes in Sweden, studded with upward of twelve hundred islands, mostly well wooded. Its east end is close by Stockholm, where its waters empty into the Baltic Sea. The shores are adorned with castles, ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Lake Malar may thus be considered a fjord of the Baltic. Still its waters are kept fresh by the great number of small streams that discharge into it, the most important of these being (19) Fyris Elf, which passes Upsala. The boundary between ...

Google previewENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA (1900)

LAKE MALAR, one of the largest lakes in Sweden, studded with upward of twelve hundred islands, mostly well wooded. Its east end is close by Stockholm, where its waters empty into the Baltic Sea. The shores are adorned with castles, ...

Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1892)

LAKE MALAR. one of the largest lakes in ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1893)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Lake Malar bears on its bosom a vast number (1300) of islands, many of them beautifully wooded, with royal palaces or noblemen's castles gleaming through the trees. Its shores too are studded with prosE'CI'OIIS towns, castles, palaces, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

Lake Malar, better known than the other large lakes, from having the capital on its shores, is also remarkable for the number of islands which so crowd its surface that it is scarcely possible to find a square mile of open water. Hjelmar, which has ...

Google previewGeographical Dictionary of the World

to Lake Malar, on the S. Area, 2051 sq. m. Half of the surface is covered with forest. The soil yields good crops ...

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