Finsevatnet is a lake in the municipality of Ulvik in Vestland county, Norway. The 3.14-square-kilometre (1.21 sq mi) lake lies just south of the village of Finse where Finse Station on the Bergen Line is located. The Finse Tunnel is located just north of the lake. The southeast side of the lake has a dam which regulates the depth of the lake for the purposes of hydro-electric power generation.[1][2]

Finse winter.jpg
View of the lake (right side of picture)
Finsevatnet is located in Vestland
LocationUlvik, Vestland
Coordinates60°35′33″N 7°28′47″E / 60.5925°N 7.4798°E / 60.5925; 7.4798Coordinates: 60°35′33″N 7°28′47″E / 60.5925°N 7.4798°E / 60.5925; 7.4798
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)
Surface area3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Shore length111.71 kilometres (7.28 mi)
Surface elevation1,214 metres (3,983 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Finsevatn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  2. ^ "Finsevatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-05-25.