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Birkenes IMG 1773 herefossfjorden Monheia.JPG
Location Birkenes (Aust-Agder)
Coordinates 58°29′0″N 8°20′10″E / 58.48333°N 8.33611°E / 58.48333; 8.33611Coordinates: 58°29′0″N 8°20′10″E / 58.48333°N 8.33611°E / 58.48333; 8.33611
Primary inflows Gauslåfjorden
and Uldalsåna
Primary outflows Tovdalselva
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 9 km (5.6 mi)
Surface area 3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Shore length1 20.42 km (12.69 mi)
Surface elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Islands Storøya
Settlements Herefoss
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Herefossfjorden is a lake in the municipality of Birkenes in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is part of the Tovdalselva river. The Gauslåfjorden and Uldalsåna lakes flow into Herefossfjorden near the village of Herefoss. The Uldalsåna lake is held back by a dam and the Gauslåfjorden flows over a waterfall into the Herefossfjorden.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Herefossfjorden" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-04-20.