Holden (Verran)

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Holden is located in Trøndelag
Location of the lake
Holden is located in Norway
Holden (Norway)
LocationSteinkjer, Trøndelag
Coordinates64°04′26″N 10°56′40″E / 64.0739°N 10.9445°E / 64.0739; 10.9445Coordinates: 64°04′26″N 10°56′40″E / 64.0739°N 10.9445°E / 64.0739; 10.9445
Primary inflowsTorselva river
Primary outflowsStokkvedelva river
Catchment areaFollaelva
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length8.5 kilometres (5.3 mi)
Max. width5 kilometres (3.1 mi)
Surface area13.31 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Shore length148.13 kilometres (29.91 mi)
Surface elevation301 metres (988 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Holden is a lake in the municipality of Steinkjer in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of the village of Malm and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the village of Follafoss. The 13.31-square-kilometre (5.14 sq mi) lake has a dam on the southern end to control the water for hydroelectric power. The lake flows out into the Follaelva river which flows into the Trondheimsfjord at the village of Follafoss.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Folla – elv i Verran" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-07-05.