Loch Vättern

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Loch Vättern
Swedish sauna on the lake.jpg
Sauna on the loch, pictur taen frae Karlsborg
Coordinates58°24′N 14°36′E / 58.400°N 14.600°E / 58.400; 14.600Coordinates: 58°24′N 14°36′E / 58.400°N 14.600°E / 58.400; 14.600
Primar ootflowsMotala ström
Catchment aurie4,503 km2 (1,739 sq mi)
Basin kintrasSwaden
Surface aurie1,912 km2 (738 sq mi)[1]
Average deepth41 m (135 ft)[1]
Max. deepth128 m (420 ft)[1]
Watter vollum77.0 km3 (18.5 cu mi)[1]
Surface elevation88 m (289 ft)[1]
IslandsVisingsö
SettlementsVadstena, Jönköping, Hjo, Askersund, Åmmeberg, Karlsborg
References[1]
On the kintra cairt, the slit-shapit Loch Vättern is easily identifiee'd in the sooth

Loch Vättern is the seicont lairgest loch (bi surface aurie) in Swaden, efter Loch Vänern an the sixt lairgest loch in Europe. It is a lang, finger-shapit body o fresh watter in sooth central Swaden tae the sootheast o Vänern pyntin at the tip o Scandinavie.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o the etymologies for the name Vättern is fae "vatten", the Swadish wird for watter. This oreegin is, houaniver, unclear an in dispute. It haes forby been suggestit that the archaic term "vätter", meanin forest or loch speerits, is the oreegin o the loch's name.

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: 145. ISBN 978-0-19-924590-1. 

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