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Langisjor 2006.jpg
in summer
Coordinates 64°11′N 18°15′W / 64.183°N 18.250°W / 64.183; -18.250Coordinates: 64°11′N 18°15′W / 64.183°N 18.250°W / 64.183; -18.250
Basin countries Iceland
Max. length 20 km
Max. width 2 km
Surface area 26 km²
Max. depth 75 m
Surface elevation 670 m

Langisjór is a lake in the Highlands of Iceland. It is around 20 km in length and up to 2 km wide, with a total surface area of about 26 km² and a depth of 75m at its deepest point.

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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