(plural) are an interior summer pasture area for sheep.
It is indented with gullies and gorges and rather difficult to
traverse for that reason. The
area is green and looks well vegetated, which upon closer inspection turns
out to be mostly moss.
area is very conspicuous when the Eldgja Area is approached from the south
and from the highest brinks of the Eldgja eruptive fissure.
The view from this whole area to the northeast Mts Fogrufjoll and
the Laki Area is excellent on a fine day.
Down by River Skafta, the farmers built a hut as a shelter during
the round-up of the sheep in late summer.
The Touring Association Utivist restored and modernized the hut and added
it to the selection of accommodtions in the interiorl
41 km <Eldgja> Kirkjubaejarklaustur