Leirvatnet (Sørfold)

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Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet is located in Nordland
Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet
Location of the lake
Leirvatnet is located in Norway
Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet (Norway)
Leirvatnet is located in Sweden
Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet
Leirvatnet (Sweden)
LocationSørfold, Nordland and Jokkmokk, Norrbotten
Coordinates67°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 countriesNorway and Sweden
Max. length3 kilometres (1.9 mi)
Max. width1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
Surface area2.57 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
(2.51 km² in Norway)
Shore length17.72 kilometres (4.80 mi)
Surface elevation826 metres (2,710 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Leirvatnet is a lake located on the border between Norway and Sweden. The majority of the 2.57-square-kilometre (0.99 sq mi) lake lies in Sørfold Municipality in Nordland county, Norway, and the remaining 0.06 square kilometres (15 acres) of the lake are 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.