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“Horse” Mountain, Westfjords


You would not believe how many photos we seem to have of this mountain. It was very noticeably-oddly shaped and made an interesting panorama. It’s also a bit mysterious as Its Icelandic name means “Horse Mountain”, but I’m not sure if this is because it is supposed to look like a horse or if there is more to it.

Here is a better view of the shape:

I don’t see how it looks like a horse. The promontory in front of the mountain is called “Colt’s foot”. There’s obviously a horse connection here that I don’t see. If anyone reading can explain the name, please do!