Leksdalsvatnet

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Leksdalsvatnet
Location Verdal and Steinkjer, Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates 63°50′51″N 11°36′28″E / 63.8475°N 11.6079°E / 63.8475; 11.6079Coordinates: 63°50′51″N 11°36′28″E / 63.8475°N 11.6079°E / 63.8475; 11.6079
Primary outflows Figgja
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 12 kilometres (7.5 mi)
Max. width 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Surface area 21.73 km2 (8.39 sq mi)
Shore length1 32 kilometres (20 mi)
Surface elevation 70 metres (230 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Leksdalvatnet is a lake in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway that lies in the municipalities of Steinkjer and Verdal. It is located south of the town of Steinkjer and northeast of the town of Verdalsøra, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the Trondheimsfjord. The 21.73-square-kilometre (8.39 sq mi) lake sits at an elevation of 70 metres (230 ft) above sea level.[1] It is drained by Figgja.

The villages of Forbregd and Lein lie at the southern end of the lake, Leksdalen is on the eastern side of the lake, and Sem (in Steinkjer) lies at the northern end.

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  1. ^ Ramberg, Ivar B.; Bryhni, I.; Nottvedt, A. (2008). The making of a land: geology of Norway. Geographical Society of Norway. ISBN 978-82-92394-42-7.