Prespa, Lake

Prespa, Lake (prĕsˈpä) [key], Albanian Prespës, Macedonian Prespansko, 112 sq mi (290 sq km), SW Macedonia, NW Greece, and E Albania; highest lake (alt. 2,798 ft/853 m) of the Balkans. It is connected with Lake Ohrid by underground channels. The smaller Mikrí Prespa Lake is nearby; it lies in Greece and Albania.

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