Skjaldbreiður

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Skjaldbreiður
Skjaldbreidur Herbst 2004.jpg
Skjaldbreiður as seen from Þingvellir
Highest point
Elevation1,060 m
Coordinates64°24′36″N, 20°45′44″W
Naming
English translationbroad shield
Language of nameIcelandic
Geography
Location Iceland
Geology
Age of rock9,000 years
Mountain typeShield 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.