Lysvatnet (Meløy)

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Location Meløy, Nordland
Coordinates 66°54′03″N 13°52′57″E / 66.90083°N 13.88250°E / 66.90083; 13.88250Coordinates: 66°54′03″N 13°52′57″E / 66.90083°N 13.88250°E / 66.90083; 13.88250
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 5 kilometres (3.1 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 4.53 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Shore length1 13.7 kilometres (8.5 mi)
Surface elevation 353 metres (1,158 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lysvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. The 4.53-square-kilometre (1.75 sq mi) is located near the municipal border with Gildeskål, about 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) east of the municipal centre of Ørnes. The lake Markavatnet lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the west of this lake.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Lysvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-02-07.