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Borgarvirki, Iceland


Prominence: 151 m, 495 ft

Elevation: 171 meters, 561 feet


True Isolation: 5.29 km, 3.28 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)65° 28' 30'' N, 20° 35' 51'' W
65.474887, -20.597402 (Dec Deg)
518647 E 7261441 N, Zone 27 (UTM)
CountryIceland
State/ProvinceNorðurland Vestra
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 5
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 5)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-07-07 by Scott Cockrell
     2016-08-13 by Nick Down

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This hill is low, but it is well above the surrounding territory. It was fortified before the 13th century. A decent gravel road offers almost-drive-up access to the summit.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 151 m/495 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 151 m/495 ft
  Key Col: 20 m/66 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.29 km/3.28 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 65.4825, -20.71
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Þrælsfell  (W)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsGreenland Sea
Arctic Ocean
IslandIceland
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Scott Cockrell.



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