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Öræfi

This borderpoint at Öræfi is located between Vestur-Skaftafellssıslu (in west) and Suğur-Múlasıslu (in east). 
Öræfasveit or Öræfi (formerly Litlahérağ) is the westernmost part in Austur-Skaftafellssısla, between Breiğamerkursand and Skeiğarár, east of Kirkjubæjarklaustur and south of Öræfajökull. 

 

The county of Austur-Skaftafellssısla lies between the Vatnajökull and the south coast, approximately from Eystrahorn in the east and to Skeiğarájökull in the West. The geographical area of Austur-Skaftafellssısla is the same as the municipality of Hornafjörğur. 

 

Hornafjarğarbær was a municipality in Hornafirği, Austur-Skaftafellssıslu county. On 12th June 1994 it merged with Hafnar i Hornafirği, Nesjahreppur and Mırahreppur. The new municipality was however short-lived, only four years later, on 6 June 1998, merged it Hofshreppur, Borgarhafnarhreppi og Bæjarhreppi under the name of Sveitarfélagiğ Hornafjörğur.

 

Backsides of the monument and signs – towards Skaftarhreppur municipality and Vestur-Skaftafellssıslu county.

 

Boundary northbound towards the glacier.

 

Boundary southbound towards the ocean.

 

The geographical location of the boundary point.

This page was last time updated 21/03/10 .