Vansjø

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Vansjø
Location Moss, Råde, Rygge, Våler (Østfold)
Coordinates 59°24′47″N 10°42′43″E / 59.41306°N 10.71194°E / 59.41306; 10.71194Coordinates: 59°24′47″N 10°42′43″E / 59.41306°N 10.71194°E / 59.41306; 10.71194
Basin countries Norway
Surface area 36.94 km2 (14.26 sq mi)
Max. depth 41 m (135 ft)
Water volume 0.264 km3 (0.063 cu mi)
Shore length1 175.41 km (108.99 mi)
Surface elevation 25 m (82 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Vansjø is a lake in the municipalities of Moss, Råde, Rygge, Våler in Østfold county, Norway. The lake is fed by the river Hobølelva. The lake has an area of 36.9 km² and an estimated coastline of about 250 km. Etymologically the name likely derives from "Varna sjor", the ancient name of the municipality of Rygge.

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