Modrufell is a farm in the Hrafnagil County in the Eyjafiord
The son of Jon Arason, the last catholic bishop of Holar, Ari
Jonsson, lived there.
He was apprehended with his father at the farm Saudafell in
the Dalir District and they were brought to Skalholt, the
bishopric of the southern see and beheaded in 1550.
One of the four leper hospitals of the country was situated
A few carved boards from ancient buildings at Modrufell are kept
in the National Museum.
Above the farm is a coarse scree with large boulders along
the edges created by a great landslide in the past.
A centuries old rowan tree stood there and was revered by
Its descendents are among the oldest trees in the town Akureyri
and at the farm Skrida.