Hoffellsjökull outlet glacier
Hoffellsjökull is an outlet glacier which flows from the ice cap of Vatnajökull. It is located in the municipality of Hornafjörður, southeast Iceland. Hoffellsjökull takes its name from Hoffell; a mountainous area and a farmland. Hoffellsjökull and the Hoffell area are a part of Vatnajökull National Park.
A cold period, often named the Little Ice Age, begun around 1450. The outlet glacier Hoffellsjökull began to advance from the Vatnajökull ice cap, over level and vegetated land.