Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

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    From a hiking trip to the volcano on Fimmvörðuháls Iceland 22.8.2010. Hiking volcanologists from Denmark observing the crater and surroundings. Ash covered steaming hot ground next to the hiking trail and some red-hot lava still visible in the cracks around the crater. I was amazed how much heat is still on the surface in the area. Some say, it will take years to cool down from the eruptions. This mountain has been given the name Magni, and the second mountain Móði, sons of Þór. The new lava from the craters has been named Goðahraun.

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    Håkan Dahlström, Flashbaxxx, and 26 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. hallgrg 56 months ago | reply

      I am amazed that one didn´t get the beautiful name: MAGMA?!? :-)

    2. skarpi - www.skarpi.is 56 months ago | reply

      Góð hugmynd Halli, kannski það verði nafnið á næsta eldfjalli, sem fer vonandi að blása fljótlega

    3. Art and Photography side of rhel 56 months ago | reply

      Góð mynd og vel unnin, sterk og algjört augna yndi enda góður Ljósmyndari á ferð

    4. Mathieu Noel 56 months ago | reply

      Superb contrast with the smoke ... perfect compo ...

    5. Arnesahn 56 months ago | reply

      Nice, thanks for sharing and story!

    6. mirzukfitness 56 months ago | reply

      awesome! i wanna!!!

    7. UBU ♛ 56 months ago | reply

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      Found in Darkest Dreaming

    8. Dumitru Radu 56 months ago | reply

      It's a Dream Picture!

      Walking to the Routine...

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    9. rockershot 56 months ago | reply

      Great work, silhouette and details well done!

    10. Margrét A. 54 months ago | reply

      Your photo is wonderful! /
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