Information about Bláhnjúkur

 

Blahnjukur (a.k.a. Blahnukur) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar, in the south highlands of Iceland. 

Blahnjukur's name ('Blue Peak') comes from its blue-black colour, due to lava flows and volcanic ash. Next to Blahnjukur is the volcano Brennisteinsalda.

Blahnukur is popular for hiking and offers a magnificent view from the top, wherefrom five glaciers may be sighted.

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Attractions nearby Bláhnjúkur

Landmannalaugar

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Brennisteinsalda

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Dómadalur

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Ljótipollur

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Strútslaug

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Bláfjöll

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Eldgjá

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South Iceland

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Hekla

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Hólaskógur

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Háifoss

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Mýrdalsjökull

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Þjódveldisbærinn á Stöng

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Katla

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Breiðbakur

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Lakagigar

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Tours near Bláhnjúkur

Landmannalaugar | Super Jeep Tour

Hop aboard for this incredible Super Jeep tour across the kaleidoscopic hills......

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3 day tour in the geothermal wonderland in Landmannalaugar! Hike with us along Frostastadavatn......

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Four-Day Hike to Landmannalaugar | Volcano Trail Part 3

Hike to the world-renowned Landmannalaugar Highland area with this unique and exciting four-day......

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