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waterfall, northeastern Iceland, on the island's second longest river, Jokulsa a Fjollum. The Detti Falls have a vertical drop of 144 feet (44 m). It is the largest Icelandic waterfall in volume and has the greatest hydroelectric-power potential of any location in Iceland. Its scenic beauty and accessibility by road from Akureyri have made it a tourist attraction.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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