Uldalsåna

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Uldalsåna
Hanefoss reservoir
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Uldalsåna
Uldalsåna (Norway)
Location Birkenes and Froland, Agder
Coordinates 58°32′38″N08°18′15″E / 58.54389°N 8.30417°E / 58.54389; 8.30417 Coordinates: 58°32′38″N08°18′15″E / 58.54389°N 8.30417°E / 58.54389; 8.30417
Primary inflows Rettåna and
Skjeggedalsåna
Primary outflows Herefossfjorden
Basin  countries Norway
Max. length4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Max. width750 metres (2,460 ft)
Surface area3 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Shore length134.34 kilometres (21.34 mi)
Surface elevation149 metres (489 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Uldalsåna is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Birkenes and Froland in Agder county, Norway. It is part of the Tovdalselva river drainage basin. On the southeastern end of the lake, there is a hydroelectric dam which releases water into the waterfall, Hanefoss, on its way down to the lake Herefossfjorden near the village of Herefoss. The lake is fed by the rivers Rettåna and Skjeggedalsåna. The lake Nystølfjorden flows into the river Skjeggedalsåna. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "Uldalsåna" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
  2. Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2013-03-01). "Hanefoss". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget . Retrieved 2017-06-09.