Hvannadalshnúkur

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Hvannadalshnúkur,

peak: see ÖraefajökullÖraefajökull
, mountain, Vatnajökull National Park, SE Iceland, rising from the Vatnajökull glacier. Öraefajökull is an ice-covered, three-peaked volcano.
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, Iceland.
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Hvannadalshnúkur

 

the highest point in southern Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 2, 119 m and is perpetually covered with snow and glaciers.

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The Vatnajokull glacier is the largest in Europe, covering 8% of Iceland's landmass including the island's tallest peak Hvannadalshnjukur at 2,200 metres tall (7,218ft).
Highest elevation: Hvannadalshnjukur at Vatnajokull Glacier, at 2,110 meters (6,923 ft.).