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Skógarströnd, the coast along Hvammsfjörður from Álftafjörður to the river Gljúfurá, where Dalasýsla county begins. Some small rivers, fishing in most of them. One valley leading into the mountain range is Heydalur, through which goes Road 55 to the Hnappadalur valley.

GPS Points N65° 2' 39.183" W22° 16' 53.267"
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