torne

Torne River

[tawr-nuh]
Swedish Torneälv

Northernmost river of Sweden. Issuing from Torne Lake near the Norwegian border, it flows southeast and south for 354 mi (570 km) to the Gulf of Bothnia. The lower course, strewn with rapids and mostly non-navigable, forms a section of the Sweden-Finland boundary. It is known for its salmon.

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