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Straumnes, Iceland


Prominence: 25 m, 82 ft

Elevation: 460+ meters, 1509+ feet


Approx. Isolation: 4.01 km, 2.49 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 460 - 480 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)66° 25' 51'' N; 23° 5' 39'' W
66.430852, -23.094082 (Dec Deg)
406577E 7369500N Zone 27 (UTM)
CountryIceland
State/ProvinceVestfirðir
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     2006-07-03 by James Barlow

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This is actually not the high point on the Straumnes peninsula, but it is the only point with a spot elevation. It is also the site of the H-4 Radar site ran by the US Air Force during the cold war. Remnants of the radar site are still visible today.
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The peak of Hornstrandir - Straumnes in the distance (2006-07-02). Photo by James Barlow.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 25 m/82 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 45 m/147 ft
  Key Col: 435 m/1427 ft
Isolation4.01 km/2.49 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hvesta  (E)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Europe
Atlantic Ocean
IslandIceland
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by James Barlow.
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