Esja, Iceland

Prominence: 689 m, 2260 ft

Elevation: 914 meters, 2999 feet

True Isolation: 24.28 km, 15.09 mi
SubpeaksEsja - Þverfellshorn (760 m/2493 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)64° 14' 42'' N, 21° 39' 23'' W
64.244993, -21.656452 (Dec Deg)
468173 E 7124479 N, Zone 27 (UTM)

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     Iceland Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #30)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 31
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-08-18 by Dave Ward
     2017-06-18 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2019-06-24 by Aaron Kissel
     2019-06-30 by Tom Milliard
     2022-05-21 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2022-05-24 by David Hart (GPS Track)
     2022-08-13 by Eric Willhite

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Esja rises prominently above the Reykjavík skyline as seen from the spring bloom in Alftanes (2004-06-16). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 689 m/2261 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 689 m/2261 ft
  Key Col: 225 m/738 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 24.28 km/15.09 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 64.4583, -21.7583
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Heiðarhorn  (NNW)
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
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