has an area of 5,2 km². It is 5
km long, 39 m deep and is situated a short distance south of the farmstead
Myri in Valley Bardardalur in the North.
Langa and other
brooks spill into it and river Fiska is its discharge. Close to the lake is a beautiful
in the river Skjalfandafljot, framed with natural basaltic
columns. The catch consists of brown trout and lake char, both large and small.
The distance from the capital is 458 km by the Whale Bay tunnel and 358 km by the highland
Aldeyjarfoss 15 km <Isholsvatn> Kidagil 20 km.