Canyon of the Markarfljót river (fljót = river, gljúfur = canyon), over 100 metres deep, in the Icelandic Highlands.
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One of the most fascinating orographic experiences in Iceland relates to the direction of approach. The bare, tree-less mountains quickly change their appearance, revealing entirely new profiles as you go by or around them. A good instance of this is the mountain Einhyrningur, found in the interior along the South Fjallabak route. Einhyrningur means “Unicorn” […]