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  • Trölladyngja

    Trölladyngja (1468m) is Iceland's largest shield volcano with a 10km diameter and a 100m deep oblong crater. It lies in the wasteland north of Vatnajökull and is part of the National Park. Trölladyngja (1468m) ist Islands größter Schildvulkan. Er hat ei…

  • Þrengslaborgir (2xPiP)

    View north along the Þrengslaborgir crater row towards Krafla. View south a rough bit of track

  • Selfoss (2xPiP)

    Selfoss is the southernmost waterfall at Jökulsárgljúfur, just 1 km from better known Dettifoss. It is 10m high and horseshoe shaped. Dettifoss may be higher and mightier but Selfoss is more varied and much less visited. www.bbc.com/news/science-environm…


  • Leccinum scabrum/ Betula nana (4xPiP)

    MM2.0: Birkenpilz und Zwergbirke. Birkenpilze wachsen in Island sehr zahlreich und zuerst fragt man sich, wo denn die Birken sind;-) Zwergbirken haben einen kriechenden Wuchs, die Blätter sind 0.5 bis maximal 1,5cm groß (an diesem Standort im Norden ware…

  • Lava river (3xPiP)

    Pahoehoe lava at Gjýstykki, a very hot (1100-1200 °C) and "runny" basalt lava, erupted in the 1975-84 Krafla fires. Gjástykki: Stricklava von den Kraflafeuern 1975-84. Pahoehoe ist eine sehr heiße (1100-1200 Grad) und dünnflüssige Basaltlava.

  • Húsavíkurkirkja (PiP)

    The small church is one of few buildings left at Húsavík in the East fjords of Iceland. The last permanent inhabitants left the place in 1972 but the church is well maintained and open to the public (see note for inside shot). Die kleine Kirche ist eines…


  • Lindarbakki

    Lindarbakki is one of the few privately owned and still inhabited turf houses in Iceland and a landmark in the village of Bakkagerði. Elísabet Sveinsdóttir, now an old lady, still lives there every summer. Lindarbakki ist eines der wenigen noch bewohnten…

  • Hvitserkur (2xPiP)

    Borgarfjörður eystri is the second largest area of rhyolitic rock in Iceland, consisting of 4 extinct volcanic centres. The Hvitserkur ignimbrite is thought to have filled the caldera of the Breiðuvík volcano before it was heavily eroded by glaciation. H…

  • Húsavíkurheiði

    View north from mountain road F946 (Loðmundarfjörðurvegur) looking towards Dyrfjöll in the background and to the mountains around Borgarfjörður eystri which are part of the extinct Breiðuvik volcanic centre. Blick nach Norden von der Piste F946 (Loðmunda…


  • Borgarfjörður eystri

    Borgarfjörður eystri is a fjord and village in the East of Iceland. Until WWII it was a very isolated fishing community, a road to connect the fjord with the rest of the country was only built by the late 1940s. Before that people had to walk over the mou…

  • Sand eels, anyone? (2xPiP)

    On of the best places to watch puffins is at Hafnarhólmi in Borgarfjörður Eystri! The photos are cropped but you can get closer to the birds there than in most other places. www.east.is/en/inspiration/places/nature /hafnarholmi Einer der besten Orte, um…

  • Hverarönd

    Hverarönd is a high temperature geothermal area on the eastern slopes of Nàmafjall, an active volcano in the Krafla volcanic system. Hverarönd ist ein Hochtemperaturgebiet auf des Ostseite des Námafjall, eines aktiven Vulkans im System der Krafla. I'm o…


  • Elephant seals and giant petrels (2xPiP)

    Antarctic wildlife at Walker Bay/ Hannah Point on Livingston Island. Juvenile male elephant seals resting on the black lava sands of Walker Bay with Giant Petrels nesting nearby. At Hannah Point and neighbouring Walker Bay there are also breeding colonie…

  • Beinageitarfjall (PiP)

    Find the fence;-) HFF, folks! Beinageitarfjall is an over 1100m high mountain in East Iceland, situated between Borgarfjörður eystri and Héraðsflói. de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyrfj%C3%B6ll

  • Anvers Island

    Sailing through Neumayer Channel, a 26km long and 2,4 km wide passage between Anvers and Wiencke Islands in the Palmer archipelago, Antarctic penisula. Fahrt durch den Neumayer-Kanal, einer 26km langen und 2,4 km breiten Meerenge zwischen den Inseln Anve…


  • Beachy Head

    Dissolving sea mist at Beachy Head, Eastbourne in the distance.

  • Fog in the Channel

    I won't be around much for the next few days, will try to catch up later!

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