Tag Archives: Natural Wonders of Iceland

Vatnajokull

Vatnajökull, the largest glacier of Iceland is situated in the south eastern region of this Icelandic country and stretches over 8,100 km² and counted as the largest glacier of European continent by volume that is 3,100 km³. It is categorized under ice cap glacier in central Iceland and like many glaciers of Iceland; it has a number of active and ... Read More »

Surtsey

Vestmannaeyjar volcanic system is composed of a group of volcanic islands that are basaltic with submarine cones that is located in the southernmost coast of Iceland. It is the east volcanic rift zone’s youngest volcanic center that divides east-central Iceland and occupies a shallow shelf of the south end. The recent eruptions that took place in Iceland are situated in ... Read More »

Mount Akka

Mount Akka is also called the Queen of Lappland is situated in the Stora Sjofallet National Park in the Norrbottens Län county, at the north end of Sweden just above the Arctic Circle. Another remarkable mountain in the neighborhood is the striking Kallaktjakka which also has a deeply-cut valley of Teusadalen. The 400 million years old Mount Akka is the ... Read More »

Hverfjall Crater

Hverfjall is yet another Natural Wonder of the earth situated in Iceland towards the northern end of the Island’s fourth largest lake called the Myvatn. This lake is a real oasis in this lava desert. Hverfjall is a roundish crater of about 1,300 m diameter and 140 m deep. It is considered as one of the biggest craters of the ... Read More »

Grimsvotn Volcano

Vatnajökull, the largest glacier of Iceland is situated in the south eastern region of this Icelandic country and stretches over 8,100 km² and counted as the largest glacier of European continent by volume that is 3,100 km³. It is categorized under ice cap glacier in central Iceland and like many glaciers of Iceland; it has a number of active and ... Read More »

Geysirs and Strokkur

Geysirs and Strokkur are amazingly beautiful hot springs located in the south western part of Iceland and important tourist destination of the country.  When you enter the Geysir Park, you will be surprised to catch the sight of the phenomenal steam that rises from hot springs or its vents and its vapors are spread all over the area. Geysir started ... Read More »

Dettifoss Falls

Dettifoss is reckoned as one of the powerful waterfalls that exist in the mainland of Europe, its flow is predictable to be about 110,000 gal of water which flow down per second. Dettifoss waterfall is sited in Jökulsárgljúfur National Park located near Mývatn in northeast Iceland on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river that flows from the Vatnajökull glacier which is ... Read More »

Svartifoss Falls

Svartifoss also known as the Black Fall is a noteworthy waterfall located in the Skaftafell National Park of southeast Iceland. It is one of the natural treasures of Skaftafell National park and is about 80 foot high and serves to be popular sight to its visitors.  You will spot the Skaftafell National Park situated between Kirkjubæjarklaustur, near Sysla in the ... Read More »