Þverfellshorn

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View from the Þverfellshorn peak towards Mosfellsbær and Reykjavík
Þverfellshorn
Þverfellshorn is located in Iceland
Þverfellshorn
Þverfellshorn
Location in Iceland
Highest point
Elevation840 m (2,760 ft)
Coordinates64°13′55″N 21°42′40″W / 64.23194°N 21.71111°W / 64.23194; -21.71111Coordinates: 64°13′55″N 21°42′40″W / 64.23194°N 21.71111°W / 64.23194; -21.71111
Naming
Language of nameIcelandic
Geography
LocationCapital Region, Iceland
Parent rangeEsjan
Climbing
Easiest routeHike

Þverfellshorn is a peak in the Esjan mountains of Capital Region (Greater Reykjavík) in southwestern Iceland. It is located roughly 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) by air northeast of Reykjavík. It is one of the most visited peaks in Iceland, attracting hikers for its scenic views.[1] Its elevation range is 820 metres (2,690 ft) - 840 metres (2,760 ft). The car park at the foot of the mountain is known as "Mógilsá".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Appleton, Jane Victoria; Lisa Gail Shannen (16 December 2010). Frommer's Iceland. John Wiley & Sons. p. 139. ISBN 978-1-119-99443-5. Retrieved 1 February 2013.