Benna (lake)

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Benna
Benna in the winter.jpg
View of the lake in winter
Benna is located in Trøndelag
Benna
Benna
Location of the lake
Benna is located in Norway
Benna
Benna
Benna (Norway)
Coordinates63°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
TypeReservoir
Primary outflowsRiver Loa
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length6 kilometres (3.7 mi)
Max. width2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Shore length122.61 kilometres (14.05 mi)
Surface elevation184 metres (604 ft)
ReferencesNVE
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.