is a synonym for an island in river Thjorsa, a community centre,
and a hamlet which has developed around the school and the
community centre during the last few decades. The present name of
is derived from the name of the island, which was a part of
the western bank of the river until it carved its way around it.
spring parliament was held on the island and there are
numerous ruins of a circular tribunal and dwellings still visible
and the topographical names Parliament Mound and Gallow Cliffs
The island has been eroded and does not offer any grazings.
The ruins on the island have been declared inviolate. An
interesting and beautiful side road passes through
the hamlet north of the low mountain
Midfell and joins the main road just opposite the island Hagaey.