Markavatnet (Meløy)

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Location Meløy, Nordland
Coordinates 66°54′24″N 13°45′29″E / 66.90667°N 13.75806°E / 66.90667; 13.75806Coordinates: 66°54′24″N 13°45′29″E / 66.90667°N 13.75806°E / 66.90667; 13.75806
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)
Max. width 800 metres (2,600 ft)
Surface area 2.28 km2 (0.88 sq mi)
Shore length1 8.06 kilometres (5.01 mi)
Surface elevation 26 metres (85 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Markavatnet or Markvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. The 2.28-square-kilometre (0.88 sq mi) lake is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the village of Reipå and the same distance north of the municipal centre of Ørnes. The lake Lysvatnet lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the east of Markavatnet.[1]

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  1. ^ "Markvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-02-07.