Lake Myvatn is the
country's fourth largest natural lake. It abounds in lake char and is netted
by the farmers the whole year round. The lake area is known world wide for
its exceptionally many breeding duck species (15) and the abundance of other
avifauna. The lake's surroundings show such variety in landscapes and
amazing geological formations, that the visitors have to spend several days
there to enjoy them fully. This area is extremely volcanic.