Category Archives: Iceland

Rampart of the Giantess. The Grjótgarðsháls ridge in the northern Highlands of Iceland holds one of the most startling sights anywhere: a wall of large boulders over 300 m in length and 5 m high set in a sweeping moraine dotted with glacial erratics. The geological explanation for this wondrous landscape lays it at the […]

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Carnival of colour. The intense colours of volcanic rhyolite in Grenisgil (lit. Den Canyon) in southeast Iceland come alive after a spell of heavy rain. Also check out the video short below.            

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