Ingólfshöfði

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Ingolfshöfdi, Iceland

Ingólfshöfði (About this sound pronunciation ) is a small headland and private nature reserve[1] on the south coast of Iceland. It is believed to be the location which Ingólfur Arnarson originally landed upon Iceland at in or near 871 AD, and it is named for him as a result.[2][3][4][5] Ingólfshöfði reaches a maximum altitude of 76 meters.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Andrew (2011). Iceland. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 427–. ISBN 9781841623610. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Waithe, Marcus (2006-01-01). William Morris's Utopia of Strangers: Victorian Medievalism and The Ideal Of Hospitality. DS Brewer. pp. 79–. ISBN 9781843840886. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Leffman, David; Proctor, James (2010-06-01). The Rough Guide to Iceland. Rough Guides. pp. 564–. ISBN 9781405387538. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Publishing, DK (2012-06-01). Top 10 Iceland. DK Publishing. pp. 71–. ISBN 9780756694425. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Nuttall, Mark (2005). Encyclopedia of the Arctic: A-F. Routledge. pp. 156–. ISBN 9781579584368. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Elliott, Mark (2007). Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe. Lonely Planet. pp. 268–. ISBN 9781741045536. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  7. ^ National Parks Outdoor Life And Health Nordic Conference Hotel Skaftafell Freysnes Icelan 5-7 May 2005: Temanord 2006-513. Nordic Council of Ministers. 2005. pp. 52–. ISBN 9789289312820. 

Coordinates: 63°48′N 16°38′W / 63.80°N 16.64°W / 63.80; -16.64