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 where Ingólfur Arnarson originally landed on Iceland in or near 874 CE,[2] and it is named for him as a result.[3][4][5][6] Ingólfshöfði reaches a maximum altitude of 76 meters.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Andrew (2011). Iceland. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 427–. ISBN 9781841623610. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=KE3AFzoalqUC&pg=PA427
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Leffman, David; Proctor, James (2010-06-01). The Rough Guide to Iceland. Rough Guides. pp. 564–. ISBN 9781405387538. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Publishing, DK (2012-06-01). Top 10 Iceland. DK Publishing. pp. 71–. ISBN 9780756694425. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Nuttall, Mark (2005). Encyclopedia of the Arctic: A-F. Routledge. pp. 156–. ISBN 9781579584368. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  7. ^ Elliott, Mark (2007). Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe. Lonely Planet. pp. 268–. ISBN 9781741045536. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  8. ^ 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