Storakersvatnet

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Storakersvatnet
Akersvatnet
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Satellite view of Storakersvatnet (upper left lake)
Storakersvatnet is located in Nordland
Storakersvatnet
Storakersvatnet
Location of the lake
Storakersvatnet is located in Norway
Storakersvatnet
Storakersvatnet
Storakersvatnet (Norway)
LocationRana, Nordland
Coordinates66°09′59″N 14°23′37″E / 66.1663°N 14.3935°E / 66.1663; 14.3935Coordinates: 66°09′59″N 14°23′37″E / 66.1663°N 14.3935°E / 66.1663; 14.3935
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length11 kilometres (6.8 mi)
Max. width7 kilometres (4.3 mi)
Surface area42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Shore length178.6 kilometres (48.8 mi)
Surface elevation523 metres (1,716 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Storakersvatnet or Akersvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The lake lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the town of Mo i Rana and less than 900 metres (3,000 ft) from the border with Sweden. The original lake was only 15.9 square kilometres (6.1 sq mi), but a dam was built at the northern end so that it can serve as a reservoir for the Rana power station. This dam has caused the lake to enlarge to an area of 42.3 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Store Akersvatn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-15.