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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]

Location Hattfjelldal, Nordland
Coordinates 65°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 countries Norway
Max. length 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)
Surface area 3.47 square kilometres (1.34 sq mi)
Shore length1 14.77 kilometres (9.18 mi)
Surface elevation 877 metres (2,877 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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