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Heichest pynt
Elevation2,110 metres (6,920 ft) [1]
Prominence2,110 metres (6,920 ft)
Kintra heich pynt
Coordinates64°00′57″N 16°40′29″W / 64.01583°N 16.67472°W / 64.01583; -16.67472Coordinates: 64°00′57″N 16°40′29″W / 64.01583°N 16.67472°W / 64.01583; -16.67472[2]
PronunciationIcelandic pronunciation: [ˈkvanːatalsˌn̥ʲuːkʏr]
Hvannadalshnúkur is locatit in Iceland
Location in Iceland
LocationVatnajökull Naitional Pairk, Iceland
Parent rangeÖræfajökull volcano

Hvannadalshnúkur or Hvannadalshnjúkur (pronounced [ˈkvanːatalsˌn̥juːkʏr]) is a pyramidal peak on the northwastren rim o the summit crater o the Öræfajökull volcano in Iceland. Its summit is the heichest pynt in the kintra.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

An offeecial measurement completit in August 2005 established the hicht o the moontain as 2,109.6 metres (6,921 ft)[3] (previously set as 2,119 m (6,952 ft)).[1]

The peak is pairt o the Vatnajökull Naitional Pairk.

Access tae the summit[eedit | eedit soorce]

The route tae the tap is a popular climb through numerous an frequently hidden crevasses, an, acause o this, the climb calls for experienced moontain guides.

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hvannadalshnukur". Summitpost.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  2. "Europe: Atlantic Islands - Ultra Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 03-31-2012.
  3. "The heichest moontain in Iceland re-measured" Vatnajokull.com Retrieved 2013-08-09.

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