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Informatie over Öræfajökull

4.6
420 Gecontroleerde reviews
Type
Volcanoes, Glaciers, Mountains
Destination
Skatafell, Iceland
Plaats
Eastern Region, Iceland
Hoogseizoen
Winter
Familie vriendelijk
Ja
Laatste uitbarsting
1727 to 1728
Hoogte
2109.6 m
Gemiddelde score
4.6
Aantal reviews
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.