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Hvítserkur

Hvitserkur is the last remains of a central volcano, about 15 m high. Legend has it that this is a troll turned into stone when he was surprised by the sun while attacking a nearby abbey with rocks.

 

Hvitserkur (15 m) protrudes out of the sea in the western part of the Huna Bay near the coast a short distance from the farm Suluvellir. The sea erosion has carved three holes through its foundations and sculptures it in the shape of a petrified monster.

 

The GPS is: 65° 36,431'N, 20° 38,216'W (ISN93: 424.544, 568.671)

 

See here on map: ja.is/kort/#q=index_id%3A441942&x=422527& y=569802...

 

Iceland, July 2009.

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Taken on July 1, 2009