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Hamlagrovatnet smt.jpg
Hamlagrøvatnet at wintertime (behind the trees)
Location Voss and Kvam, Hordaland
Coordinates 60°33′08″N 6°09′15″E / 60.5523°N 6.1541°E / 60.5523; 6.1541Coordinates: 60°33′08″N 6°09′15″E / 60.5523°N 6.1541°E / 60.5523; 6.1541
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area 9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Shore length1 28.01 km (17.40 mi)
Surface elevation 588 metres (1,929 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Hamlagrøvatnet is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Voss and Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. The 10.3-square-kilometre (4.0 sq mi) lake is the largest lake in all of Hordaland county. The lake is located about 17 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of the village of Dalekvam and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the village of Evanger.

The lake sits at the eastern end of the Bergsdalen valley and it is regulated at elevation of 588 to 560 metres (1,929 to 1,837 ft) above sea level. The lake is a reservoir on the river Bergsdalselvi which has four hydroelectric power stations on it. The lake is surrounded by many holiday cottages.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Fakta om Hordaland" (in Norwegian). Hordaland.no. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hamlagrøvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-05-14.