Langvatnet (Rana)

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Location Rana, Nordland
Coordinates 66°22′07″N 14°04′57″E / 66.36861°N 14.08250°E / 66.36861; 14.08250Coordinates: 66°22′07″N 14°04′57″E / 66.36861°N 14.08250°E / 66.36861; 14.08250
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 17 km (11 mi)
Max. width 3.5 km (2.2 mi)
Surface area 26.38 km2 (10.19 sq mi)
Shore length1 64 km (40 mi)
Surface elevation 43 m (141 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The 26.38-square-kilometre (10.19 sq mi) lake lies just northwest of the town of Mo i Rana. The lake flows out into the river Langvassåga just north of Mo i Rana Airport, Røssvoll. The lake used as a reservoir for the Langvatn hydroelectric power plant in Ytteren, just down the hill from the lake.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Langvatnet – innsjø i Rana" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-14. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Langvatnet at Wikimedia Commons