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Lake Jokulsarlon Iceland | by Kim & Bing's Travel Photos
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Lake Jokulsarlon Iceland

Huge icebergs detach from the glacier and float on the Lake Jokulsarlon These icebergs are seen in two shades: milky white and bright blue, which depends on the air trapped within the ice and is an interplay of light and ice crystals.

Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The lake has grown since then at varying rates because of melting of the glaciers. It is now 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) away from the ocean's edge and covers an area of about 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi). It recently became the deepest lake in Iceland, at over 248 metres (814 ft), as glacial retreat extended its boundaries The size of the lake has increased fourfold since the 1970s. It is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland.(Wikipedia)

 

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Taken on May 25, 2017