Golden WallJanuary 8, 2016Columnar basalt. A spectacular wall of basalt columns in the southern Highlands of Iceland. Vehicular access to this area is granted only once a year during the annual sheep roundup in the Fall. Golden wall5DS, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP Wall of basalt in Jökulgil, Iceland5DS, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP by Rajan ParrikarCategories: Iceland, LandscapeTags: Autumn, Basalt, Canon 5DS, Canyon, Columns, Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Geology, Highlands, Jökulgil, Landmannalaugar, Réttir, Rhyolite, Round-up, Sheep, Smölun, Torfajökull, Valley, Volcanic, Zeiss 50 f/2 Makro PlanarShow Hide 4 comments Add a comment... Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked * Submit Δ JonJanuary 8, 2016 - 10:17 pmThat is one of the strangest basaltic formations I have ever seen. Great detail!ReplyCancel Rajan ParrikarJanuary 8, 2016 - 11:06 pmJon, this area is a wonderland of Rhyolite colours.ReplyCancel PremanandJanuary 8, 2016 - 7:21 pmIs that water at the bottom of the first photograph? Looks like a small stream.ReplyCancel Rajan ParrikarJanuary 8, 2016 - 11:06 pmPremanand, yes it is a glacial stream.ReplyCancel
That is one of the strangest basaltic formations I have ever seen. Great detail!
Jon, this area is a wonderland of Rhyolite colours.
Is that water at the bottom of the first photograph? Looks like a small stream.
Premanand, yes it is a glacial stream.