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Location Kvam, Hordaland
Coordinates 60°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 countries Norway
Max. length 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Max. width 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Surface area 5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Shore length1 19.98 kilometres (12.41 mi)
Surface elevation 880 metres (2,890 ft)
References NVE
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.