Suldalsvatnet

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Suldalsvatnet
Suldalsvatnet.jpg
LocationSuldal, Rogaland
Coordinates59°31′36″N 6°35′57″E / 59.5267°N 6.5991°E / 59.5267; 6.5991Coordinates: 59°31′36″N 6°35′57″E / 59.5267°N 6.5991°E / 59.5267; 6.5991
Primary outflowsSuldalslågen
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length28 kilometres (17 mi)
Max. width1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Max. depth376 metres (1,234 ft)
Water volume4.49 km3 (1.08 cu mi)
Shore length169.43 kilometres (43.14 mi)
Surface elevation69 metres (226 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Suldalsvatnet (English: Lake Suldal)[1][2][3] is the sixth-deepest lake in Norway. The 376-metre (1,234 ft) deep lake lies in the municipality of Suldal in Rogaland county, Norway. The 28-square-kilometre (11 sq mi) lake is the headwaters of the river Suldalslågen and it sits at an elevation of 69 metres (226 ft) above sea level. The lake has a volume of 4.49 cubic kilometres (1.08 cu mi).[4]

The 28-kilometre (17 mi) long lake is regulated for use in two nearby hydroelectric power plants.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, Damon. 2004. The World's Greatest Unsolved Mysteries. New York: Barnes and Noble Books, p. 271.
  2. ^ Fodor, Eugene et al. 1977. Fodor's Scandinavia 1977. New York: David McKay Co., p. 272.
  3. ^ Nordland, Odd. 1969. Brewing and Beer Traditions in Norway: The Social Anthropological Background of the Brewing Industry. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, p. 141.
  4. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Suldalsvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-05-18.