- Numéro du site:460
- Superficie:37'500 ha
- Date d’inscription:20-03-1990
- Coordonnées:64°37'N 18°45'W
Thjörsárver. 20/03/90; 37,500 ha; 64°35'N 019°15'W. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990, removed from the Record, 16 June 1993. Nature Reserve. The upper part of the Thjórsa River, tundra meadows dissected by numerous glacial and spring-fed streams, the site includes abundant pools and lakes and extensive marshland dominated by sedges. The site is surrounded by a desert composed of volcanic sand. It is the most important nesting area in Iceland for the goose Anser brachyrhynchus, supporting about 10,000 pairs. Ramsar site no. 460. Most recent RIS information: 1992.
- Inscription légale nationale:
- nature reserve
- Date de dernière publication:01-01-1992