Sigöldulón

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Sigöldulón
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Sigöldulón, volcano Hekla in the background
Location of Sigöldulón in Iceland.
Location of Sigöldulón in Iceland.
Sigöldulón
Coordinates64°9′8″N 19°3′19″W / 64.15222°N 19.05528°W / 64.15222; -19.05528Coordinates: 64°9′8″N 19°3′19″W / 64.15222°N 19.05528°W / 64.15222; -19.05528
Lake typereservoir
Primary inflowsTungnaá
Primary outflowsTungnaá
Basin countriesIceland
Surface area14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Water volume195 hm3 (158,000 acre⋅ft)

The lake Sigöldulón is a reservoir in Iceland, also known as Krókslón. Situated in the south of the country, not far from Landmannalaugar, it is one of the country's 20 largest lakes at 14 km².

Both the lake and the nearby power station (Sigölduvirkjun) take their names from a tuff ridge at about 600 m above sea level where the river Tungnaá once passed through a canyon. Its waters now flow in tubes into the power station, constructed between 1973 and 1977.

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