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|Max. length||20 km|
|Max. width||2 km|
|Surface area||26 km²|
|Max. depth||75 m|
|Surface elevation||670 m|
The lake is situated rather far from civilisation at the south-western border of Vatnajökull at an altitude of 670 m above sea level. Environmental campaigners have expressed concern at government plans to site an industrial dam on the lake.
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