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Hverfjall

Hverfjall has a large, circular explosion crater, about 140 metres deep and with a diameter of 1,000 metres. Hverfjall is one of Iceland's most beautiful and symmetrical explosion craters, besides being one of the largest of its kind in the world. It is considered certain that the crater was created during a volcanic explosion, and its age is estimated to be around 2800 - 2900 years.

Hverfjall
GPS Points N65° 36' 21.953" W16° 52' 30.198"
Postal code

660

Road number

1

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Skútustaðir Farm Holidays
Sleeping bag accommodation
  • Mývatnssveit
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4212
Guesthouse Eldá / Helluhraun / Birkihraun
Guesthouses
  • Helluhraun 15
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4220
Ferðaþjónustan Bjargi
Guesthouses
  • Bjarg
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4240
Dimmuborgir Guesthouse
Guesthouses
  • Geiteyjarströnd 1
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4210, 894-3042

Others

Ferðaþjónustan Bjargi
Guesthouses
  • Bjarg
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4240
Guesthouse Eldá / Helluhraun / Birkihraun
Guesthouses
  • Helluhraun 15
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4220
Mýflug Air
Tour Operators
  • Reykjahlíð Airport
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4400
Mývatnssveit Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Stekkholt
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 856-1159
Myvatn Marathon
Running Tours - Running
  • Hlíðavegur 6
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 867-8723
Safarihestar
Horse Activities
  • Álftagerði 3
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4203 , 864-1121

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