Almannaskarðsgöng

Almannaskarðsgöng


Höfn, Iceland (IS)
Almannaskarðsgöng is a tunnel along Route 1, located near Höfn (Hornafjörður) in Austurland in eastern Iceland. The tunnel measures 1312 metres exactly in length (although the sign rounds it off to 1300) and was opened on June 24, 2005. The tunnel passes under the narrow and steep pass Almannaskarð, between Hornafjörður and Lón district. The pass is still accessible in the summer time, and there is a parking place with a beautiful view.
Almannaskarðsgöng is a tunnel along Route 1, located near Höfn (Hornafjörður) in Austurland in eastern Iceland. The tunnel measures 1312 metres exactly in length (although the sign rounds it off to 1300) and was opened on June 24, 2005. The tunnel passes under the narrow and steep pass Almannaskarð, between Hornafjörður and Lón district. The pass is still accessible in the summer time, and there is a parking place with a beautiful view.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Mike1989

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