Storakersvatnet

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Storakersvatnet
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Satellite view of Storakersvatnet (upper left lake)
Location Rana, Nordland
Coordinates 66°10′23″N 14°24′48″E / 66.17306°N 14.41333°E / 66.17306; 14.41333Coordinates: 66°10′23″N 14°24′48″E / 66.17306°N 14.41333°E / 66.17306; 14.41333
Basin countries Norway
Surface area 42.30 km2 (16.33 sq mi)
Shore length1 78.60 km (48.84 mi)
Surface elevation 523 m (1,716 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Storakersvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The lake lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the town of Mo i Rana and less than 900 metres (3,000 ft) from the border with Sweden. The original lake was only 15.9 square kilometres (6.1 sq mi), but a dam was built at the northern end so that it can serve as a reservoir for the Rana power station. This dam has caused the lake to enlarge to an area of 42.3 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Store Akersvatn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-15.