Losevsky rapids

It is situated on Wuoxa river, known as a wide a slow stream. In the beginning of 19th century an idea to connect Suhodolskoye and Ladozhskoye lakes with a channel appeared. The water went from Suhodolskoye to Ladoga so fast that the channel turned into a river called Burnaya (Impetuous). …

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Korela fortress

An ancient Russian wooden-earthen fortress of 14th – 16th was build by Novgorodians in 1310 on a Castle Island (it was a part of a two-island fortress Keksgolm). In 16th – 17th reconstructed fortifications using bastion system, covered the earthen ramparts with granite, built stone constructions of Round Tower, Old …

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