Hraunfossar - Iceland

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    Beautiful waterfall in the river Hvítá, Borgarfjörður, South-West Iceland

    About Hraunfossar:

    Located in Borgarfjörður, western Iceland, the Hraunfossar are a series of waterfalls where several rivulets--spanning about 900 meters--stream directly out of the Hallmundarhraun, a lava field which flowed from an eruption of one of the volcanoes lying under the glacier Langjökull. The waterfalls pour into the Hvítá river from ledges of less porous rock in the lava. The name hraun comes from the Icelandic word for lava. The Hraunfossar are situated near Húsafell and Reykholt and lava-tube cave Víðgelmir is close by.

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    Atreus, David McGhee, 21mickrange, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. MAIPIù [deleted] 101 months ago | reply

      Scored7/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    2. fpigna 101 months ago | reply

      Scored 6/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    3. steffofsd 101 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Place Scored 7.5/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    4. ~Dezz~ 101 months ago | reply

      Scored 8/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    5. swissrolli 101 months ago | reply

      Not sure about the composition. I feel the sky should either be seen more or less. Nevertheless it is still a good shot of breathtaking scenery.

      Scored 8/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    6. brynmeillion - JAN 101 months ago | reply

      nice shot - love the colors
      Scored 9/10 From the 1 to 10 Group

    7. ladigue_99 101 months ago | reply

      Nice picture!
      What makes it so amazing is the absence of a river behind the waterfalls, isn't that unusual?

    8. maubud 100 months ago | reply

      Great capture
      I saw this in The Best of Your Best

    9. 8230This&That 100 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot! Great scene.

    10. 21mickrange 98 months ago | reply

      Stellar shot, very well done !

    11. Jóhanna Stefáns 94 months ago | reply

      Mjög flott mynd, einn af mínum uppáhalds stöðum! :)

    12. isla_campbell 94 months ago | reply

      Ah, this is near my friend's cabin... the bridge with the story about the two children that fell off, right?
      You have some beautiful pictures - you capture Iceland well...

    13. SÞH 94 months ago | reply

      Þessi er flott !

    14. Viktoría 93 months ago | reply

      Vá..! Rosalega flott...

    15. Tóti 76 months ago | reply


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