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Muorkkejávrre / Eidevatnet
LocationFauske, Nordland
Coordinates67°04′13″N 16°19′49″E / 67.0703°N 16.3304°E / 67.0703; 16.3304Coordinates: 67°04′13″N 16°19′49″E / 67.0703°N 16.3304°E / 67.0703; 16.3304
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length5.7 kilometres (3.5 mi)
Max. width1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Shore length118.01 kilometres (11.19 mi)
Surface elevation712 metres (2,336 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Muorkkejávrre (Lule Sami) or Eidevatnet (Norwegian) is a lake that lies in the municipality of Fauske in Nordland county, Norway. The 5.94-square-kilometre (2.29 sq mi) lake lies about 75 metres (246 ft) west of the border with Sweden and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the village of Sulitjelma. The water from the lake flows west into the neighboring lake Låmivatnet.[1] The ending -jávrre is the Lule Sami word for "lake".

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  1. ^ "Eidevatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-03.