Öskjuhlíð, Iceland


Elevation: 61 meters, 200 feet

Approx. Isolation: 15.24 km, 9.47 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)64° 7' 46'' N; 21° 55' 6'' W
64.129311, -21.918361 (Dec Deg)
455290E 7111746N Zone 27 (UTM)

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     2015-06-28 by Rich Jar (GPS Track)

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Öskjuhlíð is the remains of a former shield volcano on the site of the city of Reykjavík. The hill's summit is now occupied by a complex of four water towers, with a pair of restaurants and an observation deck spanning the tops of the towers.
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Isolation15.24 km/9.47 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Esja-Þverfellshorn  (NE)
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
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Kenneth Kehoe.

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