Lake Iijärvi (Inari)

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Lake Iijärvi
Iijärvi from Iivaara in winter
Coordinates 69°28′N 27°53′E / 69.467°N 27.883°E / 69.467; 27.883Coordinates: 69°28′N 27°53′E / 69.467°N 27.883°E / 69.467; 27.883
Lake type Natural
Primary inflows Vaijoki
Primary outflows Näätämö River / Neidenelva
Catchment area Näätämö River
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 36.881 km2 (14.240 sq mi)
Average depth 8.2 m (27 ft)
Max. depth 36.47 m (119.7 ft)
Water volume 0.303 km3 (0.073 cu mi)
Shore length1 103.09 km (64.06 mi)
Surface elevation 193.3 m (634 ft)
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Iijärvi (Inari) (Northern Sami: Idjajávri, Inari Sami: Ijjävri, Skolt Sami: Iijäu'rr) is a medium-sized lake in Lapland in Finland. It is located in Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area. Näätämö River (Finnish: Näätämöjoki, Norwegian: Neidenelva) flows from it to Neiden Fjord in Norway.[1] Quite near is a similar lake Pautujärvi, although it belongs to a different main catchment area, catchment of Paatsjoki.

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  1. ^ a b Iijärvi in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-01. (English)