Monday, August 5, 2019

Ruins of a house in Hafnir

Remnants of the earliest settlement in Iceland – a cabin which was abandoned in the time between 770 and 880 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9345 N...

Fagrifoss

Waterfall of unusual beauty. It is approximately 80 m high and 40 - 50 m wide. The water slides down along a moss-covered cliff. Location,...

Göngumannafoss

The fourth waterfall in the chain of six - seven waterfalls on the lower part of Dynjandisá stream, below the famous Dynjandifoss. It is...

Öxarárfoss

This waterfall is some 7 m tall and falls in Almannagjá gorge - a divide between North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. It is...

Efri-Austurheiðarfoss

A nice, small waterfall, several meters high which can be admired while walking on Skaftafell tourist trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0275 N 16.9605 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Hafragilsfoss

Magnificent, 27 m tall and 91 m wide waterfall not too far below the giant Dettifoss. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.8322 N 16.3997 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Heygötufoss (Austurgil)

The trail towards Svartifoss crosses a tributary of Stórilækur (Bærjargil) - Austurgil. Some 60 m below the bridge the stream forms a small waterfall. Location,...

Stórihver Geothermal Area

Impressive geothermal area in the picturesque mountains north from Mýrdalsjökull glacier. The large, blue pool of Stórihver is some 15 m wide. Several boiling...

Ófærufoss

Beautiful, approximately 40 m tall waterfall with two main cascades. It was a true wonder with a thin natural arch over the falls -...

Hóladómkirkja

The largest traditional stone church in Iceland, built in 1763. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.7333 N 19.1139 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Norðurland vestra, in Skagafjörður district,...