Eira River

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Eira River
Eresfjord-Eira.JPG
Eira river in Eresfjord
Origin Lake Eikesdalsvatnet
Mouth Eresfjorden
Basin countries Norway
Length 7 km (4.3 mi)
Source elevation 18 m (59 ft) above sea level
Mouth elevation 0 m (0 ft) above sea level

The Eira River is a river in Nesset Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) long river flows from the lake Eikesdalsvatnet past the village of Eresfjord and into the Eresfjorden. The mountain Skjorta lies 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the river.

Historically, the river was a bountiful salmon fishing area, but since it has become a regulated river for nearby hydro-electric power stations, the fish have not been as plentiful.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Eira" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-10-31. 

Coordinates: 62°40′18″N 8°07′06″E / 62.6716°N 8.1182°E / 62.6716; 8.1182