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Ormsavatnet is located in Aust-Agder
Location of the lake
Ormsavatnet is located in Norway
Ormsavatnet (Norway)
Location Bykle, Aust-Agder
Coordinates 59°31′13″N 7°07′13″E / 59.5202°N 07.1204°E / 59.5202; 07.1204Coordinates: 59°31′13″N 7°07′13″E / 59.5202°N 07.1204°E / 59.5202; 07.1204
Primary outflows Vatndalsvatnet
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi)
Max. width 900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area 3.11 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Shore length1 12.87 kilometres (8.00 mi)
Surface elevation 868 metres (2,848 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Ormsavatnet is a lake in the municipality of Bykle in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 3.11-square-kilometre (1.20 sq mi) lake flows into the Vatndalsvatnet via a dam and canal. The lake is located in the Setesdalsheiene mountains near the lakes Store Urevatn, Holmevatnet, and Hartevatnet. The nearest village area is Hovden, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) to the northeast. The mountain Kaldafjellet lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the west of the lake.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ormsavatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-05-16.