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Hengifoss

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  • Sandra 🌻

    The Hengifoss is the fourth highest waterfall in Iceland with a height of 118 m. In the lava background of the waterfall one finds reddish, grainy layers of clay, which are formed of volcanic ash (Tephra). The reddish color is obtained by the contained iron oxide.

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    • September 6, 2017

  • Sandra 🌻

    Beautiful easy hike to the Hengifoss waterfall

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    • September 6, 2017

  • Britta

    Very impressive rock formations (the waterfall itself in not so spectacular)!

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    • August 3, 2018

  • Wanderschnecke

    Beautiful colors and rock formations; really fascinating.

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    • November 22, 2018

  • René

    The waterfall is wonderful to visit good walkway

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    • September 2, 2019

  • Peter

    The different colored layers of rock look particularly great.

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    • August 6, 2020

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    2.66 mi
    1.7 mph
    700 ft
    700 ft
Location: Fljótsdalshreppur, Iceland

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