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Location Bjerkreim, Rogaland
Coordinates 58°42′23″N 6°08′34″E / 58.7064°N 06.1427°E / 58.7064; 06.1427Coordinates: 58°42′23″N 6°08′34″E / 58.7064°N 06.1427°E / 58.7064; 06.1427
Primary outflows Malmeisåna river
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Shore length1 22.36 kilometres (13.89 mi)
Surface elevation 179 metres (587 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Byrkjelandsvatnet or Storavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bjerkreim in Rogaland county, Norway.[1] The 5.17-square-kilometre (2.00 sq mi) lake lies about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of the village of Øvrebygd. The lake flows out through the short river Malmeisåna which flows into the lake Hofreistæ.

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  1. ^ "Birkelandsvatnet, Bjerkreim (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-05-01.