Synevyr Lake

Image - Synevyr Lake in the Gorgany Mountains (Carpathians). Image - The Synevyr Lake: view from the mountains.

Synevyr Lake [Syn’ovyrs’ke ozero] (aka Synevir). Map: V-4. A lake situated on the territory of the Synevyr National Nature Park in the southern part of the Gorgany Mountains in Transcarpathia oblast. It is up to 24 m deep, has an area of approx 0.07 sq km, sits at an elevation of 989 m, and flows into the Tereblia River. It was formed when the river was dammed by a landslide. Synevyr is a popular tourist site.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

Image - Panorama of the Synevyr Lake from Mount Ozerna in the Gorgany Mountains (Carpathians). Image - Synevyr Lake in the Gorgany Mountains (Carpathians). Image - The Wood-rafting Museum near the Synevyr Lake, near Mizhhiriia in Transcarpathia.

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