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Røvatnet is located in Nordland
Location of the lake
Røvatnet is located in Norway
Røvatnet (Norway)
LocationNordland, Norway
Coordinates68°12′27″N 16°53′34″E / 68.2076°N 16.8928°E / 68.2076; 16.8928Coordinates: 68°12′27″N 16°53′34″E / 68.2076°N 16.8928°E / 68.2076; 16.8928
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)
Max. width900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area1 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Shore length15.7 kilometres (3.5 mi)
Surface elevation472 metres (1,549 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Røvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Ballangen in Nordland county, Norway. Røvatnet lake is located at an elevation of 472 metres (1,549 ft) above sea level and it is part of the river system that drains the lakes: Røvatnet, Sennvatnet, Skårvatnet, Hjertvatnet, Melkevatnet, Djupvatnet, Grunnvatnet, Børsvatnet, and Forsåvatnet. The Røvatnet lake supports a population of Arctic char. It is sometimes possible to do ice fishing at this lake as late as June. Røvatnet is located on Norwegian state property and therefore fishing at this site is open to the public.[1]

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  1. ^ "Røvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-21.