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Near Eyvindarholar in Rangįržing eystra, Sušurnes, Iceland — North Atlantic and Artic Oceans (a Nordic Island)
 

Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool

 
 
Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 14, 2019
1. Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool Marker
Inscription.  

Eign Ungmennafélagsins EYFELLINGS
Byggš voriš 1923.

Ašal hvatamašur aš byggingu laugarinnar og stofnun Ungmennafélagsins Eyfellings
var Björn J Andrésson. Laugin er elsta uppistandandi sundlaug landsins og sś
fyrsta sem kennt var skyldunįm ķ sundi 25m. löng og var um įrabil lengsta laug landsins.
Vinsamlegast gangiš snyrtilega um svęšiš og skiljiš ekki eftir rusl.
Umferš hunda ķ lauginni eša bśningsklefum er bönnuš.
ÖLL MEŠFERŠ ĮFENGIS VIŠ EŠA Ķ LAUGINNI ER STRANGLEGA BÖNNUŠ
Ath: Öll umferš um svęšiš er alfariš į įbyrgš viškomandi.

(English translation:)
Property of Ungmennafélag EYFELLINGS. Built in the spring of 1923. The main promoter of the construction of the pool and the establishment of Ungmennafélag Eyfelling was Björn J Andrésson. The pool is one of the oldest standing swimming pool in the country. The first thing that was taught in the 25 meter pool was compulsory swimming and it was for years the longest pool of the country. Please walk around the area slowly and do not leave any trash. Dogs are
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not allowed in the pool or changing rooms. Drinking of alcohol at or in the pool is strictly prohibited. Note: All activities in the area is the sole responsibility of the individual.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 63° 33.975′ N, 19° 36.42′ W. Marker is near Eyvindarholar, Southern Peninsula Region (Sušurnes), in Rangįržing eystra. Marker can be reached from Seljavellir, 1.6 kilometers Raufarfellsvegur (Route 242). The marker and pool are located a half a mile to the northeast along the River trail. It is a 10 or 15 minute hike from the parking lot to the marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eyvindarholar, Southern Peninsula Region 861, Iceland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steinahellir Cave (approx. 6.4 kilometers away).
 
The view of the Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 14, 2019
2. The view of the Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool and Marker
The marker is located on the right side of the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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