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The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the second highest waterfall of the island (Wikipedia)

 

Háifoss is 122 meters high and is situated in Fossá river, which is a spring water tributary of the glacial river Þjórsá, Iceland's longest river.

Þjófafoss is located on the river Þjórsá on the east side of the Merkurhraun lava fields in the south of Iceland, at the southwest tip of the hill Búrfell.

I had so much fun capturing the dynamics and colours of the scenery. 10-stops ND filter, 2-stop reverse grad, 1 CPL.

The Trout Waterfall with a little rainbow

Another one I've never visited before :o)

 

"Urriðafoss is a waterfall in Þjórsá River. Þjórsá is Iceland's longest river, 230 km, and Urriðafoss is the most voluminous waterfall in the country. This mighty river drops down (360 m3/sec) by the edge of Þjórsárhraun lava field in beautiful and serene surroundings. Þjórsárhraun lava field is the result of the greatest lava flow on earth since the Ice Age. Located right off highway 1."

Urriðafoss is the most voluminous waterfall in Iceland and is located on the Þjórsá River, Iceland's longest river. While it lacks the drama and grandeur of Iceland's more famous falls, it is definitely worth a short stop as it is less than a kilometer off the Ring Road.

Waterfall Granni is about 122 meters high and is situated in Fossá river, which is a spring water tributary of the glacial river Þjórsá, Iceland's longest river.

Þjófafoss is located on the river Þjórsá on the east side of the Merkurhraun lava fields in the south of Iceland, at the southwest tip of the hill Búrfell.

El río Þjórsá tiene una caída de más de 120 mts, al llegar al cañón que lleva su nombre, formando la catarata Háifoss.

The waterfall Háifoss (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhaːu.ɪˌfɔsː]) is situated near the volcano Hekla in southern Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the fourth highest waterfall of the island, after Morsárfoss, Glymur and Hengifoss.

 

From the historical farm Þjóðveldisbærinn Stöng, which was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Hekla in the Middle Ages and reconstructed, it is possible to hike to the waterfall along the Fossá (5 to 6 hours both directions). Above the waterfall, there is also a parking lot, to allow hiking to be done in the other direction.

Fishing in river Þjórsá

Hjálparfoss is one of several waterfalls in the south of Iceland situated in the lava fields north of the stratovolcano Hekla near the point where the rivers Fossá and Þjórsá join. [WP]

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The waterfall Háifoss (meaning high waterfall) is situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is probably the second highest waterfall of the island. It remained nameless until the turn of the 19th century, when it was named by the naturalist Dr. Helgi Petursson. Few meters further east lies another lower waterfall, Granni (meaning the neighbour), which drops into the same gorge.

 

This waterfall is one of the highlights of my visit in Iceland. It's impressive to watch the waterfall plummet into the gorge which then opens and flattens down. The landscape is really breathtaking. When I was here, the weather wasn't exactly my friend, but it did stop raining and for a short period of time the clouds opened up letting the sun shine through, so I managed to get a photo with a rainbow. You can't see it here, because I wanted to show you the wider angle of this place. And that was quite a challenge, too. This photo is composed of 5 separate images.

 

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The waterfall Háifoss (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhaːu.ɪˌfɔsː]) is situated near the volcano Hekla in southern Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the fourth highest waterfall of the island, after Morsárfoss, Glymur and Hengifoss.

 

From the historical farm Þjóðveldisbærinn Stöng, which was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Hekla in the Middle Ages and reconstructed, it is possible to hike to the waterfall along the Fossá (5 to 6 hours both directions). Above the waterfall, there is also a parking lot, to allow hiking to be done in the other direction.

The waterfall Urriðafoss in the mighty river Þjórsá is the waterfall in Iceland that has more volume than any other waterfall. One reason is the river Þjórsá that is the longest river in Iceland and thus collects a lot of water from its many origins in the highland My 500 link 500px.com/yiannispavlis my facebook www.facebook.com/YiannisPavlis4/ my instagram www.instagram.com/yiannispavlisphoto/ Thanks for viewing!

Hjálparfoss, Þjórsádalur Valley | Suðurland (South Iceland)

 

The last of three waterfall photos, this is Hjálparfoss (double waterfall) near where the rivers Fossá and Þjórsá meet. It is the Fossá that drops 13m over this one.

 

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Colorful estuary of Þjórsá River in southern Iceland.

Die Fallhöhe ist nicht besonders groß, aber der Urriðafoss mit dem Fluss Þjórsá ist der wasserreichste Wasserfall in Island.

Urriðafoss, Island.

Urriðafoss is a waterfall in Þjórsá River. Þjórsá is Iceland's longest river, 230 km, and Urriðafoss is the most voluminous waterfall in the country. This mighty river drops down (360 m3/sec) by the edge of Þjórsárhraun lava field in beautiful and serene surroundings. Þjórsárhraun lava field is the result of the greatest lava flow on earth since the Ice Age. Located right off highway 1. LE and multiple exposuresMy 500 link 500px.com/yiannispavlis my facebook www.facebook.com/YiannisPavlis4/ my instagram www.instagram.com/yiannispavlisphoto/

The Tungnaá is a river in the southern Highlands of Iceland. It flows from the western edge of Vatnajökull to the reservoir Sultartangalón, where it joins the Þjórsá. (Wikipedia)

Estuary of Þjórsá River in southern Iceland.

There is a legend related to Háifoss waterfall. It goes like this: "An ogress lived in Háifoss (which used to be called Fossárfoss before it got its name in 1912). She lived on trout, which she caught in the waterfall. Once a teenage boy travelling with other travellers threw a rock into the river. That night the ogress went to the tent, where the travellers were sleeping, and tried to pull the teenage boy by his legs out of the tent. But his mates pulled him in the other direction by the upper part of his body. After a lot of tussle the ogress let the boy go and went away, but the boy was bedridden for a whole month from this maltreatment". (Translated from the Folklore of Jón Árnason).

 

Haifoss waterfall, situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the second highest waterfall of the island.

The waterfall Háifoss (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhaːu.ɪˌfɔsː]) is situated near the volcano Hekla in southern Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the fourth highest waterfall of the island, after Morsárfoss, Glymur and Hengifoss.

 

From the historical farm Þjóðveldisbærinn Stöng, which was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Hekla in the Middle Ages and reconstructed, it is possible to hike to the waterfall along the Fossá (5 to 6 hours both directions). Above the waterfall, there is also a parking lot, to allow hiking to be done in the other direction.

Valafell (675m) austan við Sultartangalón og Þjórsá.

Mt. Valafell highland in Iceland (south) near river Þjórsá.

Hjálparfoss, Suðerland, Ísland

 

After splitting a short ways upstream, the Fossá River tumbles over the double-headed Hjálparfoss, then flows to our right on its way to join with the þjórsá River.

 

The volcanic landscape is courtesy of the nearby Hekla stratovolcano.

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Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell. Untitled from Iceland.

Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell Þjófafoss. From Iceland. Thjofafoss a waterfall in the river Thjorsa.

The river Þjórsá and its valley, seen from Mt. Skarðsfjall, looking north.

Háifoss is 122 meters high and is situated in Fossá river, which is a spring water tributary of the glacial river Þjórsá, Iceland's longest river.

In the middle of the photo if you take closer look you can see sheeps climbing for i don´t know what but they don´t always go the easiest way to find the perfect grass to eat

The waterfall named Dynkur in the river Thjorsa, Þjórsá.

tvær myndir settar saman í PS.

panorama photo stitch from two images

  

Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell. Untitled from Iceland.

Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell. Untitled from Iceland.

Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell. Untitled from Iceland.

The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in southern Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the fourth highest waterfall of the island.

 

Þjófafoss is a magnificent waterfall on the Þjórsá river in the middle of the Merkurhraun lava field. Mount Búrfell is seen in the background.

Þjófafoss means “thieves falls” . According to the legend, thieves were taken here and executed by drowning.

Við Þjórsá fyrir neðan Búrfell. Untitled from Iceland.

The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in southern Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the fourth highest waterfall of the island.

 

Fossaröð í Þjórsá.

You will find the table volcano Mount Búrfell in the middle of the Merkurhraun lava field at South Iceland. This is an incredibly picturesque place.

 

Also the Þjórsá river with the breathtaking waterfall Þjófafoss is close to it.

 

This 480 m high mountain is recognisable by its distinct shape of a flat top and steep sides. Such mountains are rather rare worldwide, confined to areas where active volcanism is occurring at the same time as glacial coverage. Lava which erupts under a glacier cools relatively quickly, so as a result, the lava piles up into a steep-sided hill.

The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m.

 

From the historical farm Stöng, which was destroyed by a volcanic eruption of Hekla in the Middle Ages and reconstructed, it is possible to hike to the waterfall along the Fossá (5 to 6 hours both directions). Above the waterfall, there is also a parking lot, so the hiking can also be made in the other direction.

 

from:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%c3%a1ifoss

 

The original article says that this waterfall is the second highest waterfall in Iceland...which is not true.! .. the second highest waterfall of Iceland and less famous I guess is stigafoss around 138m... if anybody is interested...:)

The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m. This is the second highest waterfall of the island.(W)

 

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A small stream falls down a low basaltic cliff as it joins the mighty Þjórsá near Urriðafoss. This photo offers a good view of the cliffs made up of basalt from the Þjórsárhraun lava field.

Sigöldafoss is an 11 m high waterfall on the Tungaá river.The Búðarháls power plant, situated on the upper part of the Þjorsá river, has artificially reduced the flow volume of the Tungaá river at Sigöldulón, the reservoir above these falls.

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