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Location Steigen and Hamarøy, Nordland
Coordinates 67°50′23″N 15°49′6″E / 67.83972°N 15.81833°E / 67.83972; 15.81833Coordinates: 67°50′23″N 15°49′6″E / 67.83972°N 15.81833°E / 67.83972; 15.81833
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 2.8 kilometres (1.7 mi)
Max. width 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)
Surface area 3.02 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Shore length1 9.35 kilometres (5.81 mi)
Surface elevation 117 metres (384 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Makkvatnet is a lake that lies on the border of the municipalities of Steigen and Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. The 3.02-square-kilometre (1.17 sq mi) lake lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the European route E06 highway in Hamarøy.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Makkvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-25.