Langvatnet (Fauske)

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Location Fauske, Nordland
Coordinates 67°08′15″N 16°01′26″E / 67.1376°N 16.0240°E / 67.1376; 16.0240Coordinates: 67°08′15″N 16°01′26″E / 67.1376°N 16.0240°E / 67.1376; 16.0240
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 10.3 kilometres (6.4 mi)
Max. width 700 metres (2,300 ft)
Surface area 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Shore length1 25.82 kilometres (16.04 mi)
Surface elevation 127 metres (417 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Fauske in Nordland county, Norway. The 5.46-square-kilometre (2.11 sq mi) lake lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the town of Fauske. The village of Sulitjelma lies on the northeastern edge of the lake. Water from the lakes Kjelvatnet and Låmivatnet flow into the lake from the south and east. The water from Langvatnet flows out through the Sjønstå River to the west towards the lake Øvrevatnet.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Langvatnet – innsjø i Fauske" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-03.