Gákkajávri

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Gákkajávri
Gaggajavri (historic)
Gákkajávri is located in Finnmark
Gákkajávri
Gákkajávri
Location of the lake
Gákkajávri is located in Norway
Gákkajávri
Gákkajávri
Gákkajávri (Norway)
LocationFinnmark
Coordinates69°51′46″N 25°10′03″E / 69.8629°N 25.1675°E / 69.8629; 25.1675Coordinates: 69°51′46″N 25°10′03″E / 69.8629°N 25.1675°E / 69.8629; 25.1675
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length7.1 kilometres (4.4 mi)
Max. width1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Shore length128.2 kilometres (17.5 mi)
Surface elevation101 metres (331 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Gákkajávri is a lake that lies in Porsanger Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The 7.4-square-kilometre (2.9 sq mi) lake lies just east of the European route E06 highway, between the villages of Lakselv and Karasjok.[1]

The village of Skoganvarre and the lake Øvrevann, popular tourist areas, are located on the west side of the lake. In the winter time, this area is a popular setting-off point for ski- and snow scooter activities. In the south, there is a small power station and Porsanger's largest housing estate.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Gákkajávri" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-03-26.