Morsárfoss

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Morsárfoss
Morsárfoss.jpg
Morsárfoss and Morsárjökull seen from Kristínartindar, Iceland
LocationSoutheast Iceland
Coordinates64°06′44″N 16°53′05″W / 64.11222°N 16.88472°W / 64.11222; -16.88472Coordinates: 64°06′44″N 16°53′05″W / 64.11222°N 16.88472°W / 64.11222; -16.88472
Total height240 m
Number of drops1

Morsárfoss is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland.[1] Measurements showed that one of them was at least 240 meters in total height, making it the highest waterfall in Iceland.[2] Morsárfoss became visible in 2007 when Morsárjökull, an outlet glacier of Vatnajökull glacier, started melting.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iceland's Tallest Waterfall to be Named". Iceland Review. Retrieved 7 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Fossinn í Morsárjökli er vart undir 240 metra hár". Mbl.is. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Flyst hæsti foss landsins búferlum?". Mbl.is. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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