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Bjørnefossvatnet / Flatisvatnet
Location Rana, Nordland
Coordinates 66°35′31″N 13°58′31″E / 66.59194°N 13.97528°E / 66.59194; 13.97528Coordinates: 66°35′31″N 13°58′31″E / 66.59194°N 13.97528°E / 66.59194; 13.97528
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
Max. width 1.8 km (1.1 mi)
Surface area 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Shore length1 7.41 km (4.60 mi)
Surface elevation 293 m (961 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Bjørnefossvatnet or Flatisvatnet is a lake in the northwestern part of the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The lake is located inside the Saltfjellet–Svartisen National Park, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the town of Mo i Rana. The glacial lake is also the headwaters of the Glomåga river which flows south into the lake Langvatnet.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Flatisvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Bjørnefossvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-19.