Einavatnet

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Einavatnet
Einavannet.jpg
with the farmland along the lake
Location Vestre Toten, Oppland
Coordinates 60°34′47″N 10°38′04″E / 60.57972°N 10.63444°E / 60.57972; 10.63444Coordinates: 60°34′47″N 10°38′04″E / 60.57972°N 10.63444°E / 60.57972; 10.63444
Basin countries Norway
Surface area 13.52 km²
Surface elevation 398 m

Einavatnet is a lake which lies in Vestre Toten municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It has an area of 13.52 square kilometres (5.22 sq mi) and is 39.54 kilometres (24.57 mi) around. It lies at an elevation of 398 metres (1,306 ft) above sea level.[1]

Name[edit]

The Norse form of the name was probably just *Eini. This name is derived from einir m 'juniper' (referring to the vegetation around the lake). The last element -vatnet (the finitt form of vatn n 'water, lake') is a later addition.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Einavatnet". Retrieved July 25, 2012.