Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hallormsstaðarskógur

The largest forest in Iceland, planted for more than 100 years. More than 50 species of trees are planted here. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.1002 N 14.7230...

Víðgelmir

World's largest (by volume) lava tube cave. 1,585 meters long cave, with a volume of 148 000 m³. Contains ice formations, evidence of habitation,...

Surtshellir

Longest known lava cave in Iceland, 1 970 m long. Ghost stories. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7815 N 20.7237 W Categories: Caves, Ghost sites Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Vesturland,...

Hvítserkur

Amazing, 15 m tall cliff in the sea. This narrow cliff has two natural arches carved by the sea wave action. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6062 N...

Dyrhólaey

Two neighboring natural arches under a narrow promontory in the sea. Nearby are also basalt stacks, which are up to 66 m tall. Location, GPS...

Dimmuborgir kirkja

Natural arch – a section of lava tube in an unusual lava field. In Dimmuborgir are found also numerous chimneys of lava, where one...

Arnarstapi

A group of sea arches and other rocks with amazing shapes. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7653 N 23.6213 W Categories: Caves, Lakes and streams, Thermal springs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Jökulsárgljúfur

Canyon of Jökulsá river below Dettifoss. This magnificent canyon is 25 km long, up to 500 m wide and up to 120 m deep. Location,...

Eldgjá canyon

Spectacular canyon, up to 270 m deep and 600 m wide with the Ófærufoss waterfall falling in it. This is the largest volcanic...

Ásbyrgi

Unique canyon. When looking from the air, it reminds a tongue with approximately 100 m tall, vertical walls. In the middle of this tongue...