Forsvatnet

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Forsvatnet  (Norwegian)
Gårttjejávrre  (Lule Sami)
Historic: Goržejávri  (Lule Sami)
Forsvatnet is located in Nordland
Forsvatnet
Forsvatnet
Location of the lake
Forsvatnet is located in Norway
Forsvatnet
Forsvatnet
Forsvatnet (Norway)
LocationSørfold and Hamarøy, Nordland
Coordinates67°36′17″N 16°15′52″E / 67.6048°N 16.2644°E / 67.6048; 16.2644Coordinates: 67°36′17″N 16°15′52″E / 67.6048°N 16.2644°E / 67.6048; 16.2644
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length7 kilometres (4.3 mi)
Max. width5 kilometres (3.1 mi)
Surface area13.63 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Shore length138.97 kilometres (24.21 mi)
Surface elevation620 metres (2,030 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Forsvatnet (Norwegian) or Gårttjejávrre (Lule Sami) is a lake that lies on the border of the municipalities of Sørfold and Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. The 13.63-square-kilometre (5.26 sq mi) lake lies about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of the village of Mørsvikbotn.[1]

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  1. ^ "Forsvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-04-13.