Setten

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Setten
Setten.JPG
Setten - seen from the Strøvik area.
Location Aurskog-Høland (Akershus)
Coordinates 59°50′04″N 11°40′32″E / 59.83444°N 11.67556°E / 59.83444; 11.67556Coordinates: 59°50′04″N 11°40′32″E / 59.83444°N 11.67556°E / 59.83444; 11.67556
Surface area 11.97 km2 (4.62 sq mi)
Shore length1 58.77 km (36.52 mi)
Surface elevation 167 m (548 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Setten is a lake that lies in Setskog in Aurskog-Høland municiaplity in Akershus. The lake lies in typical forest terrain. The lake has many bays and small islands, and is a popular canoeing, fishing and camping area. The lake is part of the Haldenvassdraget, and empties into Mjermen.

The fishing in Setten consists of northern pike, European perch, common roach, common bleak and burbot.

Setten was part of the large canal system that ran from Eidskog via the Soot Canal, to Mjermen and later to the lake at Haldensvassdraget. The Soot Canal has its start at Setten with Tangen in the north and later down by boat to Kolstad in the south.

Location within Aurskog-Høland municipality.