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Gjógvarafjall and the village Vágur in Suðuroy

Gjógvaráfjall is a 345 meter high mountain in the village Vágur. The mountain is located north of Vágseiði in the western part of the village. Some of the houses in Vágur are located on Gjógavaráfjall. A little river is named after the mountain, it is called Gjógvará. "Á" in Faroese means river. "Gjógv" is the Faroese word for gorge.[1]


  1. ^ "Fjøll í Føroyum flokkað eftir hædd". Umhvørvisstovan (in Faroese). Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 

Coordinates: 62°14′N 6°51′W / 62.233°N 6.850°W / 62.233; -6.850