Látrabjarg

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Látrabjarg
Iceland2008-Latrabjarg.cliff.JPG
Map showing the location of Látrabjarg
Map showing the location of Látrabjarg
Location in Iceland
LocationWestfjords, Iceland
Coordinates65°30′N 24°30′W / 65.5°N 24.5°W / 65.5; -24.5Coordinates: 65°30′N 24°30′W / 65.5°N 24.5°W / 65.5; -24.5

Látrabjarg (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈlauːtraˌpjark]) is a promontory and the westernmost point in Iceland.[1] The cliffs are home to millions of birds, including puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills. It is vital for their survival as it hosts up to 40% of the world population for some species e.g. the Razorbill. It is Europe's largest bird cliff, 14 km long and up to 440 m high.

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  1. ^ Bárðarson, H.R. (1982). Iceland: A Portrait of Its Land and People. H.R. Bárðarson. p. 197. Retrieved 20 May 2019.

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