Indalsälven

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Indalsälven
Jämtlandsälven, Litsälven, Storsjöälven
River
Hammarforsens Kraftverk.jpg
One of the many hydropower plants of Indalsälven.
Country Sweden
County Jämtland, Västernorrland
Primary source Åreälven
Secondary source Järpströmmen
Mouth Klingerfjärden, near Sundsvall.
 - location Bothnian Sea, Västernorrland County
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 420 km (261 mi) [1]
Basin 26,726.5 km2 (10,319 sq mi) [2]
Discharge
 - average 460 m3/s (16,245 cu ft/s) [1]

Indalsälven is one of Sweden's longest rivers with a total length of 430 kilometers. Among its tributaries are Kallströmmen, Långan, Hårkan and Ammerån. A total of 26 hydropower plants are placed along its course, making it the third most power producing river of Sweden.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Indalsälven". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 14 July 2010.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Län och huvudavrinningsområden i Sverige" (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Retrieved 14 July 2010. 

Coordinates: 62°30′N 17°26′E / 62.500°N 17.433°E / 62.500; 17.433