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The Nipple and The Thumb

An orographic study.

Two iconic mountains: Vaðalfjöll in the West and Þóristindur in the south-central Highlands of Iceland. Like so many other mountains in Iceland, these present markedly different profiles depending on the viewing direction.

In the image below, can you descry the two human figures atop Vaðalfjöll?

Vaðalfjöll, Iceland

“The Nipple” – Vaðalfjöll
5DS, 100-400L IS II

Þóristindur, Iceland

“The Thumb” – Þóristindur
5DS, 100-400L IS II

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