Leinavatn

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Leinavatn  (Norwegian)
Leinavatn is located in Troms
Leinavatn
Leinavatn
Location of the lake
Leinavatn is located in Norway
Leinavatn
Leinavatn
Leinavatn (Norway)
Leinavatn is located in Sweden
Leinavatn
Leinavatn
Leinavatn (Sweden)
LocationBardu, Troms and
Kiruna, Norbotten
Coordinates68°27′44″N 19°46′03″E / 68.4623°N 19.7676°E / 68.4623; 19.7676Coordinates: 68°27′44″N 19°46′03″E / 68.4623°N 19.7676°E / 68.4623; 19.7676
Native nameLenesjávri  (Northern Sami)
Basin countriesNorway and Sweden
Max. length16 kilometres (9.9 mi)
Max. width3.8 kilometres (2.4 mi)
Surface area28.32 km2 (10.93 sq mi)
Shore length162.83 kilometres (39.04 mi)
Surface elevation491 metres (1,611 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Leinavatn (Norwegian) or Lenesjávri (Northern Sami) is a lake on the border between Norway and Sweden. It is almost entirely located in Bardu Municipality in Troms county in Norway, but a very small area crosses over into Kiruna Municipality in Norrbotten County in Sweden. The lake's area is 28.32 square kilometres (10.93 sq mi) and it sits at an elevation of 491 metres (1,611 ft) above sea level. Its shoreline measures 62.83 kilometres (39.04 mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Leinavatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-09-19.