Thjórsá

Thjórsá (thyōrsˈouˌ) [key], Icelandic Þjórsá, longest river of Iceland, c.150 mi (240 km) long. It rises on the eastern slopes of the Hofsjökull and flows SW to the Atlantic Ocean.

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