Unna Guovdelisjávri

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Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri is located in Nordland
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Location of the lake
Unna Guovdelisjávri is located in Norway
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri (Norway)
Unna Guovdelisjávri is located in Sweden
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri
Unna Guovdelisjávri (Sweden)
LocationNarvik, Nordland;
Kiruna, Norrbotten
Coordinates68°00′31″N 17°55′31″E / 68.0087°N 17.9254°E / 68.0087; 17.9254Coordinates: 68°00′31″N 17°55′31″E / 68.0087°N 17.9254°E / 68.0087; 17.9254
Native nameVuolip Čoarvejávri  (Northern Sami)
Basin countriesNorway; Sweden
Max. length3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)
Max. width2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
(2.74 km² in Norway)
Shore length114.9 kilometres (9.3 mi)
Surface elevation918 metres (3,012 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Unna Guovdelisjávri or Vuolip Čoarvejávri is a lake that is located on the border of Norway and Sweden. The Norwegian side lies in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county and the Swedish side lies in Kiruna Municipality in Norrbotten County. The lake lies just east of the lake Gautelisvatnet, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of the village of Elvegård in Norway. The ending -jávri is the word for "lake" in the Northern Sami language.[1]

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  1. ^ "Unna Guovdelisjávri" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-25.