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Langjökull 1'450 m
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The Langjökull (means long glacier) is, with an area of 953 km²  and a volume of 195 km³, the second largest ice cap in Iceland. The largest ice cap in Iceland is the Vatnajökull.  The highest point of the Langjökull ice cap is 1’450 m above sea level. Under its icecap are situated the volcanic system Prestahnúkur in the southwest and Hveravellir in the northwest.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Langjökull glacier stamp Iceland 1976

Iceland 1976, Langjökull seen from Húsafell.
Painting of Asgrimur Jonsson (1876-1958).

 

www.mountainstamp.com Langjökull glacier stamp Iceland 1977

Iceland 1977, Langjökull in the background.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Langjökull glacier stamp Iceland 2007

Iceland 2007, the ice front Eystri-Hagafellsjökull of the Langjökull ice cap
The stamp was issued in sheets of 10 stamps and in the miniaturesheet "Glaciers in Iceland". 

 

 

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