This magnificent waterfall is considered to be the most powerful in Europe. Falls are 45 m tall, 100 m wide, with a single plunge. Average water flow – 193 m²/s.

A bit upstream there is another giant waterfall – Selfoss but downstream the 27 m tall and 91 m wide Hafragilsfoss.

Location, GPS coordinates: 65.8145 N 16.3840 W
Categories: Waterfalls
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Norðurland eystra, at the Vatnajökull National Park, on Jökulsá á Fjöllum river
Height: 44 – 45 m
Drops: 1
Width: 100 m
Average annual flow: 193 m3/s
Stream: Jökulsá á Fjöllum

Dettifoss on the map
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