Lysvatnet (Lenvik)

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Location Lenvik, Troms
Coordinates 69°22′30″N 17°48′39″E / 69.37500°N 17.81083°E / 69.37500; 17.81083Coordinates: 69°22′30″N 17°48′39″E / 69.37500°N 17.81083°E / 69.37500; 17.81083
Primary outflows Lyselva
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 6 km (3.7 mi)
Max. width 800 m (2,600 ft)
Surface area 3.67 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Shore length1 16.34 km (10.15 mi)
Surface elevation 22 m (72 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lysvatnet (Northern Sami: Čáhppesjávri) is a lake that lies in the Helvetesdalen valley on the island of Senja in the municipality of Lenvik in Troms county, Norway. The 6-kilometre (3.7 mi) long lake covers an area of 3.67 square kilometres (1.42 sq mi). The lake lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the village of Gibostad.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Helvetesdalen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-04-08.