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Location Gloppen Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
Coordinates 61°38′18″N 5°45′00″E / 61.6384°N 5.7500°E / 61.6384; 5.7500Coordinates: 61°38′18″N 5°45′00″E / 61.6384°N 5.7500°E / 61.6384; 5.7500
Primary inflows Heimelva river
Primary outflows Sagelva river
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 9 kilometres (5.6 mi)
Max. width 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area 11.39 km2 (4.40 sq mi)
Shore length1 28.37 kilometres (17.63 mi)
Surface elevation 125 metres (410 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Eimhjellevatnet or Emhjellevatnet (also known as Storfjorden) is a lake in Hyen area of Gloppen Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The 11.39-square-kilometre (4.40 sq mi) lake is located in the western part of the municipality near the border with Flora Municipality. The villages of Eimhjellen and Solheim can be found along its shore and the village of Straume lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the north. The lake lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the municipal center of Sandane. It is the second largest lake in all of Gloppen municipality (after Breimsvatn) and it has a good population of trout for fishing.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Eimhjellevatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Storfjorden" (in Norwegian). Sportsfiske.nu. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-08-07.