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.

Loch Vänern
Hjortens Udde, lake Vänern Sweden, 2003-04.jpg
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Detail cairt o the loch wi surroondins
Coordinates58°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 inflowsKlarälven
Primar ootflowsGöta älv
Basin kintrasSwaden
Surface aurie5,650 km²[1]
Average deepth27 m[1]
Max. deepth106 m[1]
Watter vollum153 km³[1]
Surface elevation44 m[1]
IslandsBrommö, Djurö, Fågelö, Hammarö, Kållandsö, Lurö
References[1]
Cairt o Swaden; Vänern in the middle sooth.

HistoryEedit

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.

ReferencesEedit

  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

Fremmit airtinsEedit

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