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Klifbrekkufossar​ are a series of small waterfalls at the bottom of the fjord Mjóifjörður​ in the Eastfjords of Iceland. The waterfalls are a spectacular sight, around 90 meters high in total and the best way to see them all in the same view is actually from the road and by the roadside at the bottom of the falls. Fed by multiple sources of water on the heath Mjóafjarðarheiði The water coming from the top feeding the waterfall in the river Fjarðará​.

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The name Klifbrekkufossar can be translated as “Climbing-slope-waterfalls”. The slope refers to the Mjóifjörður side of the mountain pass at Mjóifjörður heath that leads from the main road between Reyðarfjörður​ and Egilsstaðir​ on road 953. The waterfalls are only accessible from June until September as the mountain pass leading to the narrow fjord is closed in winter.

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Egilsstaðir, Eskifjörður