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Information sur Öræfajökull

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Type
Volcanoes, Glaciers, Mountains
Destination
Skatafell, Iceland
Emplacement
Eastern Region, Iceland
Haute saison
Winter
Conviviale et familiale
Oui
Dernière éruption
1727 to 1728
Taille
2109.6 m
Note moyenne
4.6
Nombre d'avis
420

Oraefajokull glacier in South Iceland.

Oraefajokull is a glacier volcano in Southeast Iceland. On its Northwestern side is Iceland's highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur (2109 m).

Explore this area while on a self drive tour in Iceland.


Photo above from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Gummao. No edits made.


Oraefajokull, which has several glacier tounges of its own, is considered a part of the larger Vatnajokull and thus belongs to Vatnajokull National Park. It has erupted twice, in 1362 and 1727.