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The Dettifoss is situated (appr. 65°48'51.87"N 16°23'4.97"W) at the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, the source of it is the Vatnajökull glacier.

The falls are 100 metres wide and drop 45 metres down to the Jökulsárgljúfur canyon. It is situated some hundred metres downstreams of the Selfoss waterfall.  

It is known as one of the most powerful waterfall in Europe. In terms of volume discharge it has an average water flow of 193 cubic metre per second. 

Dettifoss is double in high, then the Rhine Falls in Switzerland, but it has less water.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Iceland 1956 Dettifoss waterfall stamp

Iceland 1956, Dettifoss. 

Iceland 2011, Dettifoss. 

 

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