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Esja-Þverfellshorn, Iceland


Prominence: 0 m, 0 ft

Elevation: 760+ meters, 2493+ feet


Approx. Isolation: 0 km, 0 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 760 - 780 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Peak TypeSlope Point, subsidiary to Esja
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)64° 13' 57'' N, 21° 42' 43'' W
64.232595, -21.711978 (Dec Deg)
465466 E 7123127 N, Zone 27 (UTM)
CountryIceland
State/ProvinceHöfuðborgarsvæði
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     Mount Esja at SummitPost.org

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-02-16 by sue madill
     2011-09-09 by Nick Goumas

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This is an easily accessed mountain just outside of Reykjavik. A good trail leads up to this popular hiking destination in summer. In winter ice ax and/or crampons are advised for the final ascent. Verfellshorn is the point along the ridge where many people stop. A metal box containing a register is located here. Beyond this point the mountain opens onto a broad plateau where one could presumably easily access Habunga, the 914m highpoint.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 0 m/0 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 40 m/130 ft
  Key Col: 760 m/2493 ft
IsolationNearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Esja-Þverfellshorn  (ENE)
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 John Stolk.



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