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)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 9
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     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  (WSW)
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 James Barlow.

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