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Eldrevatnet is located in Vestland
Location of the lake
Eldrevatnet is located in Norway
Eldrevatnet (Norway)
LocationLærdal Municipality, Vestland
Coordinates60°59′35″N 08°09′01″E / 60.99306°N 8.15028°E / 60.99306; 8.15028Coordinates: 60°59′35″N 08°09′01″E / 60.99306°N 8.15028°E / 60.99306; 8.15028
Primary inflowsJukleåni river
Ulvehaugelvi river
Primary outflowsMørkedøla river
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length4.2 kilometres (2.6 mi)
Max. width1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
Surface area3.48 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Shore length111.66 kilometres (7.25 mi)
Surface elevation1,116 metres (3,661 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Eldrevatnet or Eldrevatn is a lake in the municipality of Lærdal in Vestland county, Norway. The 3.48-square-kilometre (1.34 sq mi) lake lies at an elevation of 1,116 metres (3,661 ft) above sea level. It is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southeast of the village of Borgund, not far from the European route E16 highway and the Filefjell Kongevegen road. The lake Øljusjøen lies 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the lake. The lake Juklevatnet and the mountain Høgeloft both lie about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the northeast of the lake.

The lake Eldrevatnet is regulated by a hydroelectric dam and supplies water for a nearby power station.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Eldrevatn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-06.