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Rhyolite colours. Innra-Hvannagil is a spectacular gorge on the way to Borgarfjörður Eystri in the Eastfjords of Iceland. Hvannagil is a compound of Hvönn (Icelandic for Angelica) and Gil (gorge).            

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The crater’s many moods. Hverfjall is a massive tephra ring crater formed during a volcanic eruption around 2800 years ago. It is part of the Krafla Volcanic System near Mývatn in north Iceland. The crater is 1.3 Kms in diameter and 140 metres deep. As these images suggest, the Icelandic landscape is given to rapid […]

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Twilight blue. Bláfjall (“Blue Mountain”) forms a triad of massive table mountains together with Sellandafjall and Búrfell in the Mývatn area of northern Iceland. This haunting scene from across from the lava field capped a day of fast changing weather that brought the season’s first dusting of snow. The photo was taken handheld in fading […]

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