Gardsjøen (Sør-Varanger)

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Location Sør-Varanger, Finnmark
Coordinates 69°42′31″N 30°50′51″E / 69.7086°N 30.8474°E / 69.7086; 30.8474Coordinates: 69°42′31″N 30°50′51″E / 69.7086°N 30.8474°E / 69.7086; 30.8474
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Max. width 700 metres (2,300 ft)
Surface area 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Shore length1 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi)
Surface elevation 82 metres (269 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Gardsjøen (Northern Sami: Gárddebealjávri) is a lake in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The 0.71-square-kilometre (180-acre; 71 ha) lake lies just 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) west of the Jakobselva river which forms the border with Russia. The lake lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the village of Grense Jakobselv.[1]

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  1. ^ "Gardsjøen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-03-13.