Thursday, July 2, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Svartifoss

Unique waterfall – free falling, more than 20 m tall plunge in a valley adorned with basalt columns. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0276 N 16.9753 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Skógafoss

The gorgeous Skógafoss belongs to most popular waterfalls in Iceland and this means something in this country of thousands of waterfalls. At least part of...

Seljalandsfoss

Impressive, 60 - 66 m tall fall with a single plunge. One can enter in a grotto behind the waterfall. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.6154 N 19.9884...

Hraunfossar

A very unusual, 900 meters wide waterfall, emerging as numerous springs from under a lava field and falling directly into the Hvítá river. Location, GPS...

Litlanesfoss

Gorgeous, approximately 35 m tall waterfall which falls among fantastic formations of columnar basalt. Some 1.5 km further upstrem is the enormous, 128 m...

Hengifoss

Beautiful, 128 m tall waterfall, the tallest in the eastern part of the country. A little further below is another beautiful waterfall – Litlanesfoss...

Háifoss

The westernmost of two tall waterfalls - the other is Granni. Háifoss is the taller one, 122 m tall. Water falls down with a...

Granni

The easternmost of two neighboring waterfalls - the other is Háifoss. Granni is somewhat less tall - around 100 m. Water for the most...

Morsárfoss

The tallest waterfall in Iceland, approximately 240 m tall. It formed after the Morsárjökull glacier receded and opened a giant circus. There are several...

Glymur

The second tallest waterfall in Iceland, 198 m tall. Waterfall is falling into green, moss covered canyon. The tallest waterfall in Iceland is Morsárfoss which...