Leirvatnet (Sørfold)

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Location Sørfold, Nordland and Jokkmokk, Norrbotten
Coordinates 67°17′28″N 16°14′51″E / 67.2910°N 16.2476°E / 67.2910; 16.2476Coordinates: 67°17′28″N 16°14′51″E / 67.2910°N 16.2476°E / 67.2910; 16.2476
Basin countries Norway and Sweden
Max. length 3 kilometres (1.9 mi)
Max. width 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
Surface area 2.57 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
(2.51 km² in Norway)
Shore length1 7.72 kilometres (4.80 mi)
Surface elevation 826 metres (2,710 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Leirvatnet is a lake located on the border between Norway and Sweden. It lies in the municipality of Sørfold in Nordland county, Norway, and the rest is located in Jokkmokk Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden. The lake lies at one end of the large Blåmannsisen glacier.[1]

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  1. ^ "Leirvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-04-10.