Sværsvann

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Sværsvann is a lake in the southeast of Oslo, Norway. The lake drains off into the river Hobølelva. The lake's surrounding areas are mostly residential. Sværsvann is a popular bathing place, and the name is believed to origin from "Sværd Vandet", which means "Sword Water", because a sword was once found at the bottom of the lake.[1] The bottom water contains huge amount of salts, organic nutrition and hydrogen sulfid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sværsvann" (in Norwegian). Skiforeningen. Archived from the original on 11 November 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sværsvann" (in Norwegian). Municipality of Oslo. Archived from the original on 11 November 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 

Coordinates: 59°49′01″N 10°53′23″E / 59.81694°N 10.88972°E / 59.81694; 10.88972