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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Frostastaðavatn

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Dómadalur

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Ljótipollur

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Fjallabak

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Torfajökull

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Landmannaleið

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Strútslaug

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Stórasúla

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Bláfjöll

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Eldgjá

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Faxi

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Laugavegur hiking trail

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Veiðivötn

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South Iceland

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Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon

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Uxatindar

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Hekla

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Tours near Bláhnjúkur

Landmannalaugar | Super Jeep Tour

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Pearl of the Highlands | Landmannalaugar 3-Day Hiking Tour

Don't miss out on your opportunity to partake in this 3-Day tour exploring the gorgeous,......

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Four-Day Trek to Landmannalaugar | Backroad Highland Adventure

Hike to the hot springs of the world-renowned Landmannalaugar area with this unique and exciting......

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