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Dettifoss

Dettifoss
Dettifoss. / Bill Devlin, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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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.

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GPS coordinates
65.8145 N 16.3840 W
Location, address
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

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