Brennisteinsfjöll

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    Length
    Less than 1 km
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    difficulty
    Hard

A large cluster of late Ice Age hyaloclastite mountains, including a prominent lava shield (Kistufell), lined with Holocene but prehistoric volcanic fissures. A high-temperature area is located in the northern part, where sulphur was mined around 1880.

Location

Coordinates

Latitude

63.928484

Longitude

-21.818114

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