has an area of 1,26 km². It is very shallow
and situated 262 m above sea level on the moor Reykjaheidi, just south of the town
Husavik on the north coast.
During dry spells the road
is passable by all cars. The catch is lake char. Occasionally lake char fries have been
released into the lake. The lake was named after the first settler of the area,
Hoskuldur, who drowned in it.
The distance from the capital is about 490 km by the Whale Bay tunnel and 10 from