Virdnejávri

Virdnejávri is a lake in the municipality of Kautokeino-Guovdageaidnu in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 5.39-square-kilometre (2.08 sq mi) lake is a man-made lake located on the river Kautokeinoelva which flows over the Finnmarksvidda plateau. The dam at the northern end is part of the Alta Hydroelectric Power Station.[1]

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Virdnejávri is located in Troms og Finnmark
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Location of the lake
Virdnejávri is located in Norway
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Virdnejávri (Norway)
LocationKautokeino, Troms og Finnmark
Coordinates69°37′43″N 23°46′42″E / 69.6287°N 23.7784°E / 69.6287; 23.7784Coordinates: 69°37′43″N 23°46′42″E / 69.6287°N 23.7784°E / 69.6287; 23.7784
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length11 kilometres (6.8 mi)
Max. width900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area5.39 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Shore length123.84 kilometres (14.81 mi)
Surface elevation250 metres (820 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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  1. ^ "Virdnejávri" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-04-02.