Lómagnúpur are 764 m high palisades that tower west of Núpsvötn on Skeiðarársandur.
West of Lómagnúpur is the farm Núpsstaður. The spectacular surroundings of Núpsstaður and Lómagnúpur are well known. Volcanic eruptions, glaciers and lakes have shaped the environment there, in addition to shape diverse formations.
Iceland 1990, Lómagnúpur
Iceland 1988, Turf buildings of the Núpsstaður farm.
Beneath the western cliffs of Lomagnupur and a unknown waterfall there is the Núpsstaður farm. On the grounds of this farm are numerous late 19th century turf-roofed farm buildings and structures.The farm devises its name from Lómagnúpur, which is one of the highest cliffs in the country. The oldest part dates from the 17th century. It was renovated in 1972 and is now in the care of the National Museum of Iceland.