Langvatnet (Fauske)

Langvatnet (English: Long Lake)[1] is a lake that lies in Fauske Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 5.46-square-kilometre (2.11 sq mi) lake lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the town of Fauske. The village of Sulitjelma lies on the northeastern edge of the lake. Water from the lakes Kjelvatnet and Låmivatnet flow into the lake from the south and east. The water from Langvatnet flows out through the Sjønstå River to the west towards the lake Øvrevatnet.[2]

Langvatnet is located in Nordland
Location of the lake
Langvatnet is located in Norway
Langvatnet (Norway)
LocationFauske, Nordland
Coordinates67°08′15″N 16°01′26″E / 67.1376°N 16.0240°E / 67.1376; 16.0240Coordinates: 67°08′15″N 16°01′26″E / 67.1376°N 16.0240°E / 67.1376; 16.0240
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length10.3 kilometres (6.4 mi)
Max. width700 metres (2,300 ft)
Surface area5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Shore length125.82 kilometres (16.04 mi)
Surface elevation127 metres (417 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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  1. ^ Stølen, Oddvar (1994). "Hvor fikk Sulis-arbeiderne makt fra? / Whence Did the Workers of Sulitjelma Get Power?" (PDF). TFAH (Tidsskrift for arbeiderbevegelsens historie). 1: 202.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Langvatnet – innsjø i Fauske" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-03.