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Drangurinn í Drangshlíð

Drangurinn í Drangshlíð is a characteristic tuff rock formation that stands alone on the grazing land of Drangshlíð farm, at the foothills of Eyjafjöll. 

A folktale tells of a strong man named Grettir Ásmundsson who was showing off and ripped the giant boulder right out of the Hrútafell cliff, leaving a chasm that is now above Skarðshlíð. There are caves and passages in these rocks to which additional buildings were added throughout the centuries, some of which are still standing. The site has been used to film Icelandic movies and in various documentaries. 

Drangurinn, and its immediate surroundings, are a protected natural site and are on private land.  

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