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Location Steigen and Hamarøy, Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 67°54′49″N 15°44′4″E / 67.91361°N 15.73444°E / 67.91361; 15.73444Coordinates: 67°54′49″N 15°44′4″E / 67.91361°N 15.73444°E / 67.91361; 15.73444
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width 1.3 kilometres (0.81 mi)
Surface area 4.83 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Shore length1 13.89 kilometres (8.63 mi)
Surface elevation 258 metres (846 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Forsanvatnet is a lake that lies on the border of the municipalities of Steigen and Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. The 4.83-square-kilometre (1.86 sq mi) lake lies just south of the Steigen Tunnel in the northeast part of Steigen.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Forsanvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-25.