Deepest Lakes in Norway

Norway is a country located in the Continent of Europe, a beautiful country with wonderful landscapes, it holds thousands of tiny and huge lakes. In Norway, the lakes are large and deeper and some of them are deepest in Europe, most of the lakes created by glacial erosion. Hornindalsvatnet is the deepest lake in Norway with a depth of 514 meters from the surface of the water located in Sogn og Fjordane County.

1. Hornindalsvatnet

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Hornindalsvatnet is the deepest lake of Norway and Europe with an official depth of 514 meters, and the surface is just 53 meters from sea level, the bottom is 461 meters below sea level.
Region: Sogn og Fjordane
Depth: 514 meters

2. Salsvatn

Salsvatn is the 2nd deepest lake in Norway and Europe, is 22 km long and 6 km wide with a surface area of 44 km2 at an elevation of 9 meters (one of the lowest lake by elevation), and reaches 455 meters below sea level.
Region: Nord-Trondelag County
Depth: 482 meters

3. Tinnsjo

Tinnsjo is the 3rd deepest lake in Norway and one of the deepest in Europe covered an area of 51 km2 at the height of 190 meters above sea level.
Region: Telemark County
Depth: 460 meters

4. Mjosa

Mjosa is the 4th deepest and largest Lake of Norway stretched 117 km long and 15 km wide, spread on an area of 362 km2 and stands about 121 meters above sea level.
Region: Hedmark, Oppland and Akershus counties
Depth: 444 meters

5. Fyresvatn

Fyresvatn is one of the lakes of Norway located in Fyresdal municipality, is about 279 meters above sea level and a shore length of 63 km, covering an area of 49 km2, and the source of the water Fyreselv River.
Region: Telemark
Depth: 377 meters

6. Suldalsvatnet

SUldalsvatnet is located in Suldal municipality in Rogaland County, has a shore of 69 km with a surface area of 27 km2 at the height of 68 meters above sea level.
Region: Rogaland
Depth: 376 meters

7. Bandak

Bandak is the 7th deepest lake of Norway located in the Kviteseid and Tokke, the river Tokke flows into the lake and the outflow river is Straumane, the shore length of the lake is 6 km and stands at the height of 72 meters above sea level.
Region: Telemark
Depth: 325 meters

8. Lundevatn

Lundevatn lake is located in Flekkefjord in Vest Agder county, 49 meters above sea level, bottom 265 meters below sea level.
Region: Vest-Agder, Rogaland
Depth: 314 meters

9. Storsjoen

Storsjoen Lake located in the Amot and Rendalen municipalities, the lake is 35 km long and 1.7 km wide and about 259 meters above sea level, covered in an area of 47 km2 with beautiful landscape
Region: Hedmark
Depth: 309 meters

10. Totak

Totak is located in the Vinje municipality, spread on the area of 36 km2 at the surface elevation of 687 meters above sea level.
Region: Telemark
Depth: 306 meters

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