Hvannadalshnúkur

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Hvannadalshnúkur,

peak: see ÖraefajökullÖraefajökull
, mountain, SE Iceland, rising from the Vatnajökull glacier. Öraefajökull is an ice-covered, three-peaked volcano. The largest of its four recorded eruptions occurred in 1362; all have been destructive, owing to the devastating floods caused
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, Iceland.

Hvannadalshnúkur

 

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