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Jökulsárlón is the best known and the largest of a number of glacial lakes in Iceland. It is situated at the south end of the glacier Vatnajökull between Skaftafell National Park and Höfn. Appearing first only in 1934-1935, the lake grew from 7.9 km² in 1975 to at least 18 km² today because of heavy melting of the Icelandic glaciers. Approaching a depth of 200 m, Jökulsárlón is now probably the second deepest lake in Iceland.

Jökulsárlón is separated from the sea by only a short distance, and the combined action of the glacier, the river that empties from the lake, and the ocean may eventually transform it into an inlet of the sea.

Few more to see: Iceberg in Jokulsarlon glacial lake

Iceberg in Jokulsarlon glacial lake – in a kayak

Iceberg in Jokulsarlon glacial lake – asking about the size 1

Iceberg in Jokulsarlon glacial lake – asking about the size 2


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