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Lake Petelinje

Lake Petelinje is the second largest River Pivka lake after Lake Palčje, and is the most long-lasting one, since it is filled up to half a year annually – it fills in spring, starting April, and does not drain until the beginning of the dry period, sometimes not until autumn. When the waters are at their highest, the lake has a maximum depth of 5–7m and a surface area of 55ha. Due to annual draining and lack of connection to other waters, no fish inhabit the lake. Special attention should be given to a 5mm crab, as today, it can only be found living in Lake Petelinje.

Green Karst 

GPS Northing (N) : 45,7077 
GPS Easting (E) : 14,2281 


Destination: Karst
Place: Petelinje
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