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LocationKvam, Hordaland
Coordinates60°27′28″N 6°20′43″E / 60.4578°N 6.3453°E / 60.4578; 6.3453Coordinates: 60°27′28″N 6°20′43″E / 60.4578°N 6.3453°E / 60.4578; 6.3453
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Max. width4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Surface area5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Shore length119.98 kilometres (12.41 mi)
Surface elevation880 metres (2,890 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Bjølsegrøvvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The 5.82-square-kilometre (2.25 sq mi) lake lies at an altitude of 880 metres (2,890 ft) above sea level in the mountains east of the Fyksesund fjord and northwest of the village of Ålvik. It has a dam on the southeastern tip of the lake to regulate the amount of water in it. The lake is used as a reservoir for the nearby Bjølvo hydroelectric power station.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Bjølsegrøvvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-06-30.