Lopphavet

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Lopphavet
Loppahavet
Lopphavet is located in Troms
Lopphavet
Lopphavet
Location of the sea
Lopphavet is located in Finnmark
Lopphavet
Lopphavet
Lopphavet (Finnmark)
Lopphavet is located in Norway
Lopphavet
Lopphavet
Lopphavet (Norway)
LocationNorthern Norway
Coordinates70°26′30″N 21°08′00″E / 70.4418°N 21.1333°E / 70.4418; 21.1333Coordinates: 70°26′30″N 21°08′00″E / 70.4418°N 21.1333°E / 70.4418; 21.1333
TypeSea
Basin countriesNorway
Max. width70 kilometres (43 mi)

Lopphavet is a stretch of open sea along the border of Troms and Finnmark counties in Norway. It has a width of about 70 kilometres (43 mi), and it stretches between the large island of Sørøya in Finnmark and the islands of Arnøya and Nord-Fugløya in Troms. The Sørøysundet strait and the Altafjorden connect to the Lopphavet on the east side of the sea. The Kvænangen fjord connects to the south. The Fugløysundet strait connects to it in the west.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evensen, Knut Harald, ed. (2010). NAF Veibok 2010-2012 (in Norwegian) (29th ed.). Oslo: Norges Automobil-Forbund. p. 134.
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Lopphavet". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 2013-08-02.