Key Col for Herðubreið

Col Elevation: 680- meters, 2231- feet

Key Col for:Herðubreið  (1682 m/5518 ft)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 680 - 660 m
    (20-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)65° 10' 56'' N, 16° 24' 10'' W
65.182276, -16.40275 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1002 m/3287 ft
Optimistic: 1022 m/3353 ft
Average: 1012 m/3320 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Bárðarbunga
Prominence Parent: Hvannadalshnúkur
Island Parent: Hvannadalshnúkur
Ridgewalk Distance:106.12 km/65.94 mi
State/ProvinceNorðurland Eystra

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RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Herðubreið to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Herðubreið16821002    
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)680   3.023.02
(Ridge Junction)    8.6111.63
(Unnamed Col)760   4.2315.86
(Ridge Junction)    29.4445.3
(Unnamed Col)840   13.1458.45
LINE PARENT: Bárðarbunga2009699  47.67106.12
PROM PARENT: Hvannadalshnúkur21102110    
ISLAND PARENT: Hvannadalshnúkur21102110    

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