Lomagnupur is a prominent 688 m high and precipitous promontory on the
It is the southernmost end of Mt Bjorninn just west of River
Nupsvotn of the Skeidararsandur alluvial plain.
A few obvious remains of great landslides dot the landscape, one
from 1790 near the ring road close to the mountain, and another more
recent (1998) in the eastern slopes.
Like other promontories of the south coast, Mt Lomagnupur was a
headland during the Ice Age.
Foss hotel are nearby Lomagnupur.
Lomagnupur is mentioned in the Njal's Saga in connection with Flosi of
farm Svinafell’s dream, when he saw the giant of Lomagnupur step out
of the mountain.
This giant holding his iron pole is one of the four protecting
ghosts of the country depicted in its code of arms.
He is the protector of the south coast.
(Saga trail South Iceland)