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Lónfell, Iceland


Prominence: 232 m, 761 ft

Elevation: 752 meters, 2467 feet


True Isolation: 16 km, 9.94 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)65° 38' 23'' N, 23° 12' 1'' W
65.639774, -23.200295 (Dec Deg)
398746 E 7281531 N, Zone 27 (UTM)
CountryIceland
State/ProvinceVestfirðir
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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:
     2015-06-12 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2015-06-12 by Aidan Barlow (GPS Track)

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Lómfell was first ascended by Hrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson in 860 from his encampment at Flókalundur, where he looked north into a fjord and named the entire island "Iceland" in disgust. While not all that prominent, it is of great historical significance because it is the spot where Iceland got its name.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 232 m/761 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 232 m/761 ft
  Key Col: 520 m/1706 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 16 km/9.94 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 65.75, -22.9775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Smáfríð á Glámuhálendi  (NE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Norwegian Sea Islands
Range4: Iceland
Drainage BasinsAtlantic-North Islands
Atlantic Ocean
IslandIceland
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by James Barlow.



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