Nordre Bjøllåvatnet

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Nordre Bjøllåvatnet
Bajep Ruovdajávrre
LocationSaltdal, Nordland
Coordinates66°49′33″N 15°02′36″E / 66.82583°N 15.04333°E / 66.82583; 15.04333Coordinates: 66°49′33″N 15°02′36″E / 66.82583°N 15.04333°E / 66.82583; 15.04333
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length6.7 kilometres (4.2 mi)
Max. width2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area9.93 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Shore length116.03 kilometres (9.96 mi)
Surface elevation706 metres (2,316 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Nordre Bjøllåvatnet (Lule Sami: Bajep Ruovdajávrre) is a lake that lies in the municipality of Saltdal in Nordland county, Norway. The 9.93-square-kilometre (3.83 sq mi) lake is located inside Saltfjellet–Svartisen National Park, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) east of the border with Beiarn and north of the border with Rana. The lake flows out through the river Bjøllåga and ultimately into the river Ranelva.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Nordre Bjøllåvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-03-27.