Lagarfljót (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈlaːɣarˌfljouːt]) also called Fljótið [ˈfljouːtɪθ] is a lake situated in the east of Iceland near Egilsstaðir. Its surface measures 53 square kilometres (20 sq mi) and it is 25 kilometres (16 mi) long; its greatest width is 2.5 km (1.6 mi) and its greatest depth 112 m (367 ft). The River Lagarfljót flows through this lake. The 27 MW Lagarfossvirkjun hydropower station is located at its lower end.
|Max. length||25 km (16 mi)|
|Max. width||2.5 km (1.6 mi)|
|Surface area||53 km2 (20 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||112 m (367 ft)|
|Surface elevation||20 m (66 ft)|
The biggest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstaðaskógur is found near the lake as well as a waterfall, Hengifoss. Hengifoss, at 128 m (420 ft), is one of the tallest waterfalls in the country. Below it is another waterfall called Litlanesfoss.
- "Lagarfossvirkjun". orkusalan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2017-12-04. <! 65.506942, -14.364486 -->