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Simskardvatnet (Norwegian) or Sijdurrienjaevrie (Southern Sami) is a lake in the municipality of Hattfjelldal in Nordland county, Norway. It is the headwaters of the river Vefsna. The lake lies within Børgefjell National Park, just east of the municipal border with Grane.[1]

Simskardvatnet  (Norwegian)
Sijdurrienjaevrie  (Southern Sami)
Simskardvatnet is located in Nordland
Simskardvatnet
Simskardvatnet
Location of the lake
Simskardvatnet is located in Norway
Simskardvatnet
Simskardvatnet
Simskardvatnet (Norway)
LocationHattfjelldal, Nordland
Coordinates65°16′59″N 13°48′51″E / 65.2831°N 13.8143°E / 65.2831; 13.8143Coordinates: 65°16′59″N 13°48′51″E / 65.2831°N 13.8143°E / 65.2831; 13.8143
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)
Surface area3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Shore length114.77 kilometres (9.18 mi)
Surface elevation877 metres (2,877 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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  1. ^ "Simskardvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-11-16.