Luktvatnet

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Luktvatnet
Location Vefsn, Nordland
Coordinates 66°2′34″N 13°34′5″E / 66.04278°N 13.56806°E / 66.04278; 13.56806Coordinates: 66°2′34″N 13°34′5″E / 66.04278°N 13.56806°E / 66.04278; 13.56806
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 3.4 kilometres (2.1 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 3.76 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Shore length1 18.65 kilometres (11.59 mi)
Surface elevation 137 metres (449 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Luktvatnet is a lake that lies in the northern part of the municipality of Vefsn in Nordland county, Norway. The lake lies between the mountains Korgfjellet and Lukttinden, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Elsfjord. The European route E06 highway passes along the northern shore of the lake.[1]

Name[edit]

The name is probably from the Southern Sami language word Loektejaevrie. This is a compound of loekti which means "inlet" and jaevrie which means "lake", thus it is "the lake with many inlets".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luktvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-11-30.