Indalsälven

Indalsälven is one of Sweden's longest rivers with a total length of 430 kilometers. Among its tributaries are Kallströmmen, Långan, Hårkan and Ammerån. A total of 26 hydropower plants are placed along its course, making it the third most power producing river of Sweden.

Indalsälven
Jämtlandsälven, Litsälven, Storsjöälven
Hammarforsens Kraftverk.jpg
One of the many hydropower plants of Indalsälven.
Karta Indalsalven position.gif
Location
CountrySweden
CountyJämtland, Västernorrland
Physical characteristics
SourceÅreälven
2nd sourceJärpströmmen
MouthKlingerfjärden, near Sundsvall.
 ⁃ location
Bothnian Sea, Västernorrland County
 ⁃ elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length420 km (260 mi)[1]
Basin size26,726.5 km2 (10,319.2 sq mi)[2]
Discharge 
 ⁃ average460 m3/s (16,000 cu ft/s)[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Indalsälven". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 14 July 2010. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Län och huvudavrinningsområden i Sverige" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Retrieved 14 July 2010.

Coordinates: 62°30′N 17°26′E / 62.500°N 17.433°E / 62.500; 17.433