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Hamlagrovatnet smt.jpg
Hamlagrøvatnet at wintertime (behind the trees)
LocationVoss and Kvam, Hordaland
Coordinates60°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 countriesNorway
Max. length10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Shore length128.01 km (17.40 mi)
Surface elevation588 metres (1,929 ft)
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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-14. Retrieved 2013-04-04.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hamlagrøvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-05-14.