|Location||North of Iceland|
|Total height||11 m (36 ft)|
|Watercourse||Jökulsá á Fjöllum|
Selfoss (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsɛlˌfɔsː]) is a waterfall on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum in the north of Iceland. The river drops over a number of waterfalls over about 30 km before flowing into Öxarfjörður, a bay of the Arctic Sea. The river originates as melt water from the glacier Vatnajökull and therefore the water flow varies depending on the season, the weather and volcanic activity.
A few hundred meters downstream of the 11 m (36 ft)-high waterfall is Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Below the falls, the river passes through a gorge which is part of the Jökulsárgljúfur National Park.
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- "Selfoss". World Waterfall Database.