Tjaldfell sunset in winter

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Mt.Tjaldfell 857 meter high mountain next to lake Frostastaðavatn It is situated in the Highlands of Iceland, not far from the famous mountains of Landmannalaugar and the volcano Hekla.

Evidence of volcanism shows around this lake; for example in the famous mixed lava flows from the 1477 combined eruptions of the Torfajökull and Bárðarbunga volcanic systems reaching down to the shore lava flows of rhyolitic as well as basaltic composition.

Two highland roads run along its shore, Fjallabaksleið nyrðri (F 208) and Landmannaleið (F 225).