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LocationVindafjord, Rogaland
Coordinates59°29′51″N 5°43′27″E / 59.4976°N 5.7243°E / 59.4976; 5.7243Coordinates: 59°29′51″N 5°43′27″E / 59.4976°N 5.7243°E / 59.4976; 5.7243
Primary outflowsÅmselva river
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length5.8 kilometres (3.6 mi)
Max. width900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Shore length114.22 kilometres (8.84 mi)
Surface elevation15 metres (49 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Vatsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Vindafjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The 2.16-square-kilometre (0.83 sq mi) lake lies south of the European route E134 highway and north of the village of Vats. The long, narrow lake is 5.8 kilometres (3.6 mi) long, and has a maximum width of 900 metres (3,000 ft). The primary outflow of the lake is the river Åmselva which flows south into the Vatsfjorden.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vats – sogn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  2. ^ "Vatsvatnet, Vindafjord (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-07-01.