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Muorkkejávrre / Eidevatnet
Location Fauske, Nordland
Coordinates 67°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 countries Norway
Max. length 5.7 kilometres (3.5 mi)
Max. width 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Shore length1 18.01 kilometres (11.19 mi)
Surface elevation 712 metres (2,336 ft)
References NVE
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.