Lockne Lake, Jämtland

Lockne lake (Locknesjön) is a lake in the Lockne district  in Östersund municipality in Jämtland County ( Jämtland ) and is part of Ljungan’s main catchment area. The lake has been caused by a meteorite impact . The lake is 57.4 meters deep, has an area of ​​26.6 square kilometers and is 327.9 meters above sea level.

Lockne is one of the most popular tourist attractions. It’s not surprising because it is an interesting place for several different reasons. First of all, it is a lake located in a crater created after a meteorite strike. The second reason to come here is the unusual colour of the lake  that contrasts strongly with the surrounding nature. It is pow

ered by groundwater with high mineral content, which give the lakes a greenish glow. This scene attracts mainly many photographers.