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Iceland

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointHvannadalshnúkur (2110 m/6923 ft)
CountriesIceland
Area101,724 sq km / 39,276 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent364 km / 226 mi North-South
520 km / 323 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long64° 58' N; 19° 1' W
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Map of Iceland
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Iceland.
Norwegian Sea IslandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         IcelandLevel 4
                 VatnajökullLevel 5 (Child)
         Jan Mayen IslandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Faroe IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Iceland

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Hvannadalshnúkur21106923Vatnajökull
2.Bárðarbunga20096591Vatnajökull
3.Kverkfjöll19206299Vatnajökull
4.Snæffel18336014Vatnajökull
5.Hofsjökull17655791 
6.Grimsfjall17195640Vatnajökull
7.Grimsfjall-Sviahnúkur-vestri17005577Vatnajökull
8.Herðubreið16825518 
9.Eiriksjökull16755495 
10.Eyjafjallajökull16665466 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Hvannadalshnúkur21106923Vatnajökull



Photos of Peaks in the Iceland

Hvannadalshnúkur
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Hvannadalsnúkur, the icy top of Iceland (2006-07-22). Photo by James Barlow.
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Snæfellsjökull
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Snæfellsjökull as seen from the dirt road to the east that connects Ólafsvík to Arnarstapi (2004-08-14). Photo by James Barlow.
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Blátindur
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Great campsite on the way up Blátindur, Iceland (2009-07-18). Photo by James Barlow.
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Esja
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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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Kistufell
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A lonely cairn atop Kistufell, Iceland (2009-07-26). Photo by James Barlow.
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Valahnukur
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Valahnúkur(right) is dwarfed by Eyjafjallajökull on the opposite side of the Krossa river valley (2014-09-05). Photo by John McHugh.
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Kirkjufell
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Not Ireland, but Iceland - the green pyramid of Kirkjufell. Photo by James Barlow.
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Straumnes
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The peak of Hornstrandir - Straumnes in the distance (2006-07-02). Photo by James Barlow.
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