Straumnes, Iceland

Prominence: 25 m, 82 ft

Elevation: 460+ meters, 1509+ feet

True Isolation: 3.8 km, 2.36 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 460 - 480 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)66° 25' 51'' N, 23° 5' 39'' W
66.430852, -23.094082 (Dec Deg)
406577 E 7369500 N, Zone 27 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 1
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-07-03 by James Barlow

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This is actually not the high point on the Straumnes peninsula, but it is the only point with a spot elevation. It is also the site of the H-4 Radar site ran by the US Air Force during the cold war. Remnants of the radar site are still visible today.
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The peak of Hornstrandir - Straumnes in the distance (2006-07-02). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 25 m/82 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 45 m/147 ft
  Key Col: 435 m/1427 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.8 km/2.36 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 66.4283, -23.0092
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hvesta  (E)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsGreenland Sea
Arctic Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by James Barlow.
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