Loch Vänern

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Loch Vänern
Hjortens Udde, lake Vänern Sweden, 2003-04.jpg
Lake Vänern details.png
Detail cairt o the loch wi surroondins
Coordinates 58°55′N 13°30′E / 58.917°N 13.500°E / 58.917; 13.500Coordinates: 58°55′N 13°30′E / 58.917°N 13.500°E / 58.917; 13.500
Primary inflows Klarälven
Primary ootflows Göta älv
Basin kintras Swaden
Surface aurie 5,650 km²[1]
Average depth 27 m[1]
Max. depth 106 m[1]
Watter volume 153 km³[1]
Surface elevation 44 m[1]
Islands Brommö, Djurö, Fågelö, Hammarö, Kållandsö, Lurö
References [1]
Cairt o Swaden; Vänern in the middle sooth.

Loch Vänern (Swadish pronunciation: [ˈvɛːnəɳ]) is the lairgest loch in Swaden, the lairgest loch in the European Union an the third-lairgest loch in Europe efter Ladoga an Onega in Roushie. It is locatit in the provinces o Västergötland, Dalsland, an Värmland in the soothwast o the kintra.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Battle on the Ice o Loch Vänern wis a 6t-century battle recordit in the Norse sagas an referred tae in the Auld Inglis epic Beowulf.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Seppälä, Matti (2005), The Physical Geography of Fennoscandia, Oxford University Press, p. 145, ISBN 978-0-19-924590-1 

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