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LocationSteigen and Hamarøy, Nordland
Coordinates67°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 countriesNorway
Max. length2.8 kilometres (1.7 mi)
Max. width1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)
Surface area3.02 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Shore length19.35 kilometres (5.81 mi)
Surface elevation117 metres (384 ft)
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]

See also


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