Leirvatnet (Sørfold)

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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)
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.