Esja, Iceland

Prominence: 689 m, 2261 ft

Elevation: 914 meters, 2999 feet

Approx. Isolation: 25.55 km, 15.88 mi
SubpeaksEsja-Þverfellshorn (760 m/2493 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)64° 14' 42'' N; 21° 39' 23'' W
64.244993, -21.656452 (Dec Deg)
468173E 7124479N Zone 27 (UTM)

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     Iceland Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #30)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-08-18 by Dave Ward

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Esja rises prominently above the Reykjavík skyline as seen from the spring bloom in Alftanes (2004-06-16). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 689 m/2261 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 689 m/2261 ft
  Key Col: 225 m/738 ft
Isolation25.55 km/15.88 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Heiðarhorn  (N)
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
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