Holmavatnet (Hordaland)

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Kvam Holmavatnet Saata IMG 3712.JPG
Aerial view of the lake
LocationKvam, Hordaland
Coordinates60°27′20″N 5°59′03″E / 60.4556°N 5.9842°E / 60.4556; 5.9842Coordinates: 60°27′20″N 5°59′03″E / 60.4556°N 5.9842°E / 60.4556; 5.9842
Basin countriesNorway
Surface area2.92 km2 (1.13 sq mi)
Shore length113.96 kilometres (8.67 mi)
Surface elevation626 metres (2,054 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Holmavatnet or Holmevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located on the north side of Kvamskogen, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northwest of the municipal centre of Norheimsund.[1] The western end of the lake is dammed for purposes of hydroelectric power generation.

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  1. ^ "Holmavatnet, Kvam (Hordaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2014-06-30.