Dettifoss

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Dettifoss
Dettifoss. / Bill Devlin, / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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 5 stars (5 / 5)
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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