Benna (lake)

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Benna in the winter.jpg
View of the lake in winter
Benna is located in Trøndelag
Location of the lake
Benna is located in Norway
Benna (Norway)
Coordinates 63°09′49″N 10°12′15″E / 63.1635°N 10.2043°E / 63.1635; 10.2043Coordinates: 63°09′49″N 10°12′15″E / 63.1635°N 10.2043°E / 63.1635; 10.2043
Type Reservoir
Primary outflows River Loa
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 6 kilometres (3.7 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Shore length1 22.61 kilometres (14.05 mi)
Surface elevation 184 metres (604 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Benna is a lake in the municipality of Melhus in Trøndelag county, Norway. The 5.9-square-kilometre (2.3 sq mi) lake is located west of the river Gaula, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the village of Lundamo. The lake is the drinking water reservoir for Melhus municipality and a backup supply for the nearby city of Trondheim.[1]

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  1. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2017-09-12). "Benna". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-01-28.