Lönkytin is an island in the Finnish sector of the Bay of Bothnia, off shore from the town of Haukipudas.


Lönkytin is a high, rocky islet. It is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west-northwest of the mouth of the Kiiminkijoki river, to the east of the Oulu and Kemi deep-water route. The island has a radar reflector.[1] It is near one of the deepest parts of the Finnish sector of the Gulf of Bothnia, at some places reaching a depth of 50 metres (160 ft).[2] The second-closest island to the east is Satakarinletto.



  1. ^ Veneilijän merikarttasarja, sarja G: Perämeri, kartta 847 (Boater's nautical chart series, series G of Bothnia, map 847)
  2. ^ Merikartta Perämeri osa 57 (Nautical chart of the Bay of Bothnia 57)