Lundevatn

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Lundevatn
Lundevatnet
Lundevatnet.JPG
View of the lake
LocationRogaland and Vest-Agder
Coordinates58°29′15″N 6°49′39″E / 58.4874°N 06.8274°E / 58.4874; 06.8274Coordinates: 58°29′15″N 6°49′39″E / 58.4874°N 06.8274°E / 58.4874; 06.8274
Primary inflowsMoisåna river
Primary outflowsSireåna river
Catchment areaSiravassdraget
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length18 kilometres (11 mi)
Max. width4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Surface area25.93 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Max. depth414 metres (1,358 ft)
Water volume4.49 km3 (1.08 cu mi)
Shore length159.8 kilometres (37.2 mi)
Surface elevation49 metres (161 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lundevatn, or Lundevatnet,[1] is a lake on the borders between the municipalities of Lund (in Rogaland county) and Flekkefjord (in Vest-Agder county) in Norway. The village of Moi lies at the northern end of the lake and the smaller village of Åna-Sira lies just south of the southern end of the lake. The lake has a small dam at the southern end and it is used for the nearby Åna-Sira Power Station.[2]

The 26.3-square-kilometre (10.2 sq mi) lake is about 25 kilometres (16 mi) long. It is the eighth-deepest lake in Norway and extends about 268 metres (879 ft) below sea level and since it sits at an elevation of 49 metres (161 ft), the maximum depth of the lake is 314 metres (1,030 ft). This overdeepening, as well as its long and narrow shape, are characteristics of glacially-formed lakes.[2]

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  1. ^ The suffix "-et" is a form of the Norwegian language definite article and means "the". Hence Lundevatnet is equivalent to "the Lundevatn." Both forms can be found in English language text.
  2. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Lundevatn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-07-22.