Nearest towns or place of interest :

Husavik 99 km < – Kopasker -> Raufarhofn via Oxafjardarheidi 91 km via Melrakkasletta 55 km  | Thorshofn 98 km



Region: North Iceland
Coordinates: 66.3023° N 16.4476° W
Weather: °C, Wind at km/h, % Humidity
Population: 120

About Kopasker

This fishing village is situated on the eastern side of the big Oxarfjordur Bay. Its existence is based on services rendered to the agricultural surroundings, food production, fishing, fish processing and tourism. It has a guesthouse and a youth hostel and quite a few interesting places to visit. One of them is the beautiful National Park Jokulsargljufur.

14 th of January 1976 plate tectonics (earthquakes) caused extensive damages to constructions in the village. (See film from 1976 at Kopasker)
At the same time a part of the lowland area to the southwest, Kelduhverfi, subsided and a big lake was created. Lake Skjalftavatn

Kopasker in Icelandic

Photo Credit: Visit North Iceland

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