Öskjuhlíð, Iceland


Elevation: 63 meters, 207 feet

True Isolation: 4.28 km, 2.66 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)64° 7' 45'' N, 21° 55' 9'' W
64.129255, -21.919045 (Dec Deg)
455256 E 7111740 N, Zone 27 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 25
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 23)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2015-06-28 by Rich Jar (GPS Track)

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Öskjuhlíð is the remains of a former shield volcano on the site of the city of Reykjavík. The hill's summit is now occupied by a complex of four water towers, with a pair of restaurants and an observation deck spanning the tops of the towers.
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   Distance: 4.28 km/2.66 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 64.095, -21.8792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Esja-Þverfellshorn  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsAtlantic-North Islands
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Kenneth Kehoe.

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