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Brennisteinsalda Travel Guide

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Volcanoes, Lava Fields, Highland routes
Southern region, Highlands
High season
Last eruption
855 m
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Brennisteinsalda in Landmannalaugar, the Icelandic Highlands

Brennisteinsalda (ca. 855 m) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar National Park, in the South Highlands of Iceland.

Explore this region on a tour of the Icelandic Highlands.

Brennisteinsalda is a highly colourful mountain, coloured by suplhur (wherefrom it gets is name, 'Sulphur Wave'), blue and black lava and ashes, green mosses and red iron. In front of the mountain is an obsidian lava field. 

The popular Laugavegur hiking trail passes Brennisteinsalda and nearby is the Blahnukur volcano.

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