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View from Almannagja Rift - Þingvellir National Park

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

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Photo Year:2010
Site:Thingvellir National Park

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Country:Iceland
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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.


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)

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.
Gullfoss Waterfalls Iceland - upper and lower falls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, 35, Gullfoss,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Waterfalls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.
Gullfoss Waterfalls Iceland - upstream view

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, 35, Gullfoss,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Waterfalls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.
Gullfoss Waterfalls Iceland - closeup view of upper falls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, 35, Gullfoss,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Waterfalls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.
Gullfoss Waterfalls Iceland - view from side

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, 35, Gullfoss,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Waterfalls

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.
Gullfoss view from downstream

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Photo taken in June 2010.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, 35, Gullfoss,
In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Waterfalls

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)


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In these galleries:Geological, Natural Wonders, Parks, Scenic, Thingvellir (Þingvellir)

Related Links

Geological Gallery Links:Geology - wikipedia
from site: Geology is the science and study of the solid Earth and the processes by which it is shaped and changed. Geology provides primary evidence for plate tectonics, the history of life and evolution, and past climates. In modern times, geology is commercially important for mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, evaluating water resources, is publicly important for predicting and understanding natural hazards, understanding and remediating...
U.S. Geological Survey
Natural Wonders Gallery Links:Wonders of the World - wikipedia
from site: Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from antiquity to the present day, to catalogue the world's most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures.
Parks Gallery Links:Park - Wikipedia
A park is a protected area, in its natural or semi-natural state, or planted, and set aside for human recreation and enjoyment, or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of rocks, soil, water, flora and fauna and grass areas. Many parks are legally protected by law.
Thingvellir (Þingvellir) Gallery Links:National Parks in Iceland
Wikipedia links of National Parks in Iceland.
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:2011:03:21 12:25:22
Exposure Time:1/80
F:8/1
ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2010:06:19 13:49:23
DateTimeOriginal :2010:06:19 13:49:23
Lens :DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3
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