Norsälven

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Norsälven
River
Älvenäs 3.jpg
Norsälven at Älvenäs
Country Sweden
County Värmland
Tributaries
 - left Rottnan, Röjdan
 - right Ljusnan River
Source Fryken
 - elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Mouth Vänern
 - elevation 44 m (144 ft)
 - coordinates 59°21′50″N 13°11′10″E / 59.36389°N 13.18611°E / 59.36389; 13.18611Coordinates: 59°21′50″N 13°11′10″E / 59.36389°N 13.18611°E / 59.36389; 13.18611
Length 180 km (112 mi) [1]
Basin 4,160 km2 (1,606 sq mi) [1]
Discharge
 - average 56 m3/s (1,978 cu ft/s) [1]
 - max 192 m3/s (6,780 cu ft/s)

Norsälven is a river flowing between Fryken and Vänern in Värmland, Sweden. It used to bee an important river for log driving. During the 1950s, there were 6.23 million logs annually floating in the river. The length is 28 km (including Ljusnan River (Värmland) 179 km).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Norsälven". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 3 August 2010.  (subscription required)