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Approaching Thingvellir Botnssúlur in distance (Þingvellir)

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Photo along the road 36 in Iceland on the way to Þingvellir National Park.  The mountain Botnssúlur is seen in the distance.
Photo along the road 36 in Iceland on the way to Þingvellir National Park. The mountain Botnssúlur is seen in the distance.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Photo Year:2010
Site:Thingvellir National Park

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

Country:Iceland
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Close-up photo of daisy alone in the soil near Thingvellir in Iceland.  

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Daisy Closeup found in Iceland near Thingvellir

Close-up photo of daisy alone in the soil near Thingvellir in Iceland. It is possible that this may have not been identified as the correct flower. If you have any helpful information, please use the contact link below.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, Asteraceae, Tripleurospermum, 2010, Thingvellir National Park, sea mayweed, Matricaria maritimum,
In these galleries:Close-up, Flowers, Wildflowers

Photo of Mount Hekla Iceland with grazing animals in the foreground.
Mount Hekla scenic view with Icelandic horses.

Photo of Mount Hekla Iceland with grazing animals in the foreground.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Leirubakki, 26, Hekla,
In these galleries:Landscapes, Mountains, Roads, Skylines, Volcanoes

A ground view photo of Mount Hekla as seen from the surface or Road 26 in Iceland.
Mount Hekla Iceland from Road 26

A ground view photo of Mount Hekla as seen from the surface or Road 26 in Iceland.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Leirubakki, 26, Hekla,
In these galleries:Landscapes, Mountains, Roads, Skylines, Volcanoes

View of the mountain range Þingvellir National Park from across Þingvallavatn in Iceland.
View of Þingvellir National Park from across Þingvallavatn

View of the mountain range Þingvellir National Park from across Þingvallavatn in Iceland.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Thingvellir National Park,
In these galleries:Geological, Lakes, Mountains, Natural Wonders, Parks, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)
Photo Specific Links:Pingvallavatn Photos from trekearth.com
Þingvallavatn - wikipedia
from site: Þingvallavatn is a lake in south-western Iceland. With a surface of 84 km² it is the largest natural lake in Iceland. Its greatest depth is at 114 m. At the northern shore of the lake, at Þingvellir (after which the lake is named), the Alþingi, the national parliament, was founded in the year 930.


View while at the top of the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir
View from Almannagja Rift - Þingvellir National Park

View while at the top of the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Thingvellir National Park,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)

Photo along the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir
Almannagja Rift - Þingvellir National Park - view from side

Photo along the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Thingvellir National Park,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)

Photo along the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir)
Almannagja Rift - Thingvellir National Park (Þingvellir)

Photo along the Almannagja Rift at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. (Pingvellir)(Þingvellir)

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Thingvellir National Park,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)

A photo of a number of small inukshuks just outside of Thingvellir (Þingvellir)
Inukshuk at Thingvellir Iceland (Þingvellir)

A photo of a number of small inukshuks just outside of Thingvellir (Þingvellir)

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Thingvellir National Park,
In these galleries:Cairns, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)
Photo Specific Links:Inukshuk
inukshukgallery.com is a web site describing the history of the Inukshuk along with various photos.

Inukshuk (wikipedia)
An inuksuk (plural inuksuit) [1] (from the Inuktitut: ᐃᓄᒃᓱᒃ, plural ᐃᓄᒃᓱᐃᑦ; alternatively inukshuk in English[2] or inukhuk in Inuinnaqtun[3]) is a stone landmark or cairn built by humans, used by the Inuit, Inupiat, Kalaallit, Yupik, and other peoples of the Arctic region of North America. These structures are found from Alaska to Greenland. This region, above the Arctic Circle, is dominated by the tundra biome and has areas with few natural landmarks.



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In these galleries:Highways, Roads, Scenic

Related Links

Photo Specific Links:Botnssúlur on traveljournals.net
2010 Links:The Year 2010 (wikipedia)
The year 2010 at TimeAndDate.com
Iceland Links:Gateway to Iceland
Seems to be the official web site for the country of Iceland.
Iceland travel guide
Useful site to find more information about Iceland.
Iceland Travel Information and Travel Guide - Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet has offices in Melbourne, London and Oakland, with over 500 staff members and 300 authors.
National Parks in Iceland
Wikipedia links of National Parks in Iceland.
Thingvellir National Park Links:Thingvellir - Nordic Adventure Travel (Þingvellir)
Icelanders gathered at River Oxara in Thingvellir, The Parliamentary Plains, for the first time in 930 AD. From then until 1798, continuously for 868 years, Thingvellir was the nation's meeting place.
Thingvellir National Park - wikipedia (Þingvellir)
Thingvellir is a site of historical, cultural, and geological importance and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland. It is the site of a rift valley that marks the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It is also home to Thingvallavatn, the largest natural lake in Iceland.
Thingvellir Official Site (Þingvellir)
Research has made it clear that Þingvellir is a natural wonder on a international scale, with the geologic history and the biosystem of Lake Þingvallavatn forming a unique entity. The faults and fissures of the area make evident rifting of the earth's crust and the ecosystem of Lake Thingvallavatan.

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Model:DSLR-A300
DateTime:2010:07:02 23:33:20
Exposure Time:1/125
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ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2010:06:19 08:49:17
DateTimeOriginal :2010:06:19 08:49:17
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