Húnaflói

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Location of Húnaflói in Iceland

Húnaflói (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhuːnaˌflouːɪ], "Huna Bay") is a large bay between Strandir and Skagaströnd in Iceland. It is about 50 km (30 mi) wide and 100 km (60 mi) long. The towns Blönduós and Skagaströnd are located on the bay's eastern side.

Panorama of dunes of river ice on the edge of Húnaflói, cast ashore by wind, surf, and tide from Húnaflói on the beach at Blönduós. Vatnsnes peninsula is to the east, and Ballafjöll mountain in the Westfjords appears to the northeast. November 2007.

Fauna[edit]

The bay has been proposed as a protected area for harbor seals.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leggja til að Rjúkandi og Hvalá verði friðuð" (in Icelandic). RÚV. 14 December 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2022.

Coordinates: 65°50′N 20°50′W / 65.833°N 20.833°W / 65.833; -20.833