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Skjaldbreiður as seen from Þingvellir
|English translation||broad shield|
|Language of name||Icelandic|
|Age of rock||9,000 years|
|Mountain type||Shield volcano|
Skjaldbreiður(Skyald-bray-thur) is a volcano in Iceland. It is 1,060 metres tall, and its crater measures roughly 300 metres in diameter. Skjaldbreiður translated in English means broad shield and is the name for shield volcano.