Storsjön

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Storsjön

 

a lake in Sweden. Lake Storsjón covers an area of 456 sq km and has a depth of 75 m. The lake is situated in a glacial tectonic depression at an elevation of 292 m. The shores are wooded, steep, and strongly indented. There are many islands in the lake. Lake Storsjón is frozen from November through May. The Indalsálven River flows across the lake. The lake is navigable and is used for fishing. The city of Óstersund is situated on the eastern shore.

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Where: Ostersund Currency: Euro Brief overview: Located slap bang in the middle of Sweden, Ostersund is located on the shores of Sweden's fifth largest lake, Storsjon, opposite the island Froson.
Swansea marks the latest chapter in what has been a fascinating journey for the 33-year-old - one that began in Froson, the largest island in the Storsjon lake, which sits to the west of Ostersund.
(48) In 1954, the IFR made its first introduction of mysids and lake trout into Lake Storsjon, whose brown trout and Arctic char fishery had declined as a result of dam operations.
On one side there is a ski slope glistening in the Swedish sunshine and opposite is the stunning lake Storsjon.
The major WTP in Ostersund (WTP-O) draws surface water from nearby Lake StorsjOn and supplies drinking water to [approximately equal to] 51,000 of the city's inhabitants.
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IN Western Sweden, "Storsie" is claimed to be a Nessie-like beast living in Lake Storsjon. In 1988 the authorities took the story seriously enough to ban anyone from hunting the beast - but as Storsie hasn't been sighted since 1999 the ban has this year been lifted.
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The large, serpent-like creature is said to live in Lake Storsjon, in the province of Jamtland.
The local authorities in the county of Jamtland in Sweden have reportedly been forced to lift a law protecting the Storsjo Monster, a monster said to be living in the Storsjon lake.
A decision in 1986 placed the monster - a giant serpent which is said to live in Lake Storsjon, Jamtland - under protection.