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Simskardvatnet (Southern Sami: Sijdurrienjaevrie) is a lake in the municipality of Hattfjelldal in Nordland county, Norway. It is the headwaters of the river Vefsna. The lake lies within Børgefjell National Park, just east of the municipal border with Grane.[1]

LocationHattfjelldal, Nordland
Coordinates65°16′51″N 13°49′39″E / 65.28083°N 13.82750°E / 65.28083; 13.82750Coordinates: 65°16′51″N 13°49′39″E / 65.28083°N 13.82750°E / 65.28083; 13.82750
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)
Surface area3.47 square kilometres (1.34 sq mi)
Shore length114.77 kilometres (9.18 mi)
Surface elevation877 metres (2,877 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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  1. ^ "Simskardvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-11-16.