Blöndulón

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Blöndulón in September 2007.

Blöndulón is one of Iceland's largest lakes. It was created in between the years of 1984 and 1991. It has a greatest depth of 39 metres (128 ft) and is nearly 500 metres (1,600 ft) above sea level.

It is found near the Kjölur highland road in the Highlands of Iceland. It was made as a reservoir for the Blönduvirkjun power plant. The lake is often used for salmon fishing. Blöndulón has been the sight of erosion.[1]

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