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Helgafell, Iceland


Prominence: 63 m, 207 ft

Elevation: 73 meters, 240 feet


True Isolation: 4.7 km, 2.92 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)65° 2' 32'' N, 22° 43' 40'' W
65.042334, -22.727746 (Dec Deg)
418662 E 7214285 N, Zone 27 (UTM)
CountryIceland
State/ProvinceVesturland
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     2016-08-12 by Nick Down

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A temple in honor of Þór was built here by the first settler of the area, Þórólfr Mostrarskegg. Helgafell also appears in the Laxdæla saga as the location where the heroine Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir last lived and is supposedly where she is buried.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 63 m/207 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 63 m/207 ft
  Key Col: 10 m/33 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.7 km/2.92 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 65.0008, -22.7108
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bjarnarhafnarfjall  (S)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Europe
Atlantic Ocean
IslandIceland
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by James Barlow.



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