Storglomvatnet

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Storglomvatnet
Storglomvatnet from Holmvassdammen.JPG
Storglomvatnet is located in Nordland
Storglomvatnet
Storglomvatnet
Location of the lake
Storglomvatnet is located in Norway
Storglomvatnet
Storglomvatnet
Storglomvatnet (Norway)
LocationMeløy, Nordland
Coordinates66°42′09″N 14°06′42″E / 66.7024°N 14.1118°E / 66.7024; 14.1118Coordinates: 66°42′09″N 14°06′42″E / 66.7024°N 14.1118°E / 66.7024; 14.1118
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length12 kilometres (7.5 mi)
Max. width8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
Surface area28.59 km2 (11.04 sq mi)
Shore length145.16 kilometres (28.06 mi)
Surface elevation460 to 585 metres (1,509 to 1,919 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Storglomvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of the village of Glomfjord, on the northeast edge of the Svartisen glacier. Storglomvatnet is a reservoir that serves the Svartisen Hydroelectric Power Station. The lake is part of a large watershed system. The lake is regulated at a height of 460 to 585 metres (1,509 to 1,919 ft) above sea level. This lake is also known as Grandma's lake to some locals.[1]

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