Drevvatnet

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Drevvatnet
Drevvatn fra tovenfjellet.jpg
Location Vefsn, Nordland
Coordinates 66°3′23″N 13°23′39″E / 66.05639°N 13.39417°E / 66.05639; 13.39417Coordinates: 66°3′23″N 13°23′39″E / 66.05639°N 13.39417°E / 66.05639; 13.39417
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 4.3 kilometres (2.7 mi)
Max. width 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area 4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Shore length1 11.74 kilometres (7.29 mi)
Surface elevation 48 metres (157 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Drevvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Vefsn in Nordland county, Norway. The village of Drevvassbygda lies at the northeastern end of the lake, in the Drevjedalen valley. The Nordlandsbanen railway line follows the southern coast of the lake.[1]

Name[edit]

The first element is the name of the river Drevja and the last element is the finite form of vatn which means "lake".

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Drevjedalen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-11-30.