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Black Sand Beach nea Vik Iceland near Dyrhólaey

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Photo of a black sand beach near Dyrhólaey in Iceland.  Just around the corner is Vik. Photo taken from Dyrhólaey.
Photo of a black sand beach near Dyrhólaey in Iceland. Just around the corner is Vik. Photo taken from Dyrhólaey.

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

Photo Year:2010
Site:Dyrhólaey

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

City:Vik
Country:Iceland
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Photo Attributes:Victoria, Cordova Bay, Canada, 2010, Cordova Bay Road, British Columbia,
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Photo of landsacape and volcano near Dyrhólaey in Iceland. Just around the corner is Vik. Photo taken from Dyrhólaey.
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Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010, Dyrhólaey,
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Photo of a black sand beach near Dyrhólaey in Iceland. Just around the corner is Vik. Photo taken from Dyrhólaey.
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Photo of a black sand beach near Dyrhólaey in Iceland. Just around the corner is Vik. Photo taken from Dyrhólaey.

Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010, Dyrhólaey,
In these galleries:Beaches, Geological, Natural Wonders, Oceans, Volcanoes

Photo of the lighthouse at Dyrhólaey in Iceland. (Dyrholaey).The rock formation of Reynisdrangar is in the background.
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Photo of the lighthouse at Dyrhólaey in Iceland. (Dyrholaey).The rock formation of Reynisdrangar is in the background.

Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010, Dyrhólaey, Dyrhólaey Lighthouse,
In these galleries:Lighthouses, Oceans
Photo Specific Links:The Lighthouse at Dyrhólaey by Andrea & Paolo Milani

Photo of Dyrhólaey new Vik in Iceland (Dyrholaey), zoomed in to show size of the formation.
Photo of Dyrhólaey near Vik in Iceland

Photo of Dyrhólaey new Vik in Iceland (Dyrholaey), zoomed in to show size of the formation.

Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010, Dyrhólaey,
In these galleries:Oceans, Rock Formations, Scenic
Photo Specific Links:Dyrhólaey in wikipedia (Dyrholaey)
from site: The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (120m) (formerly known as Cape Portland by English seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from Vík í Mýrdal. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island.


Photo of Dyrhólaey near Vik in Iceland (Dyrholaey).
Photo of Dyrhólaey near Vik in Iceland

Photo of Dyrhólaey near Vik in Iceland (Dyrholaey).

Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010, Dyrhólaey,
In these galleries:Oceans, Rock Formations, Scenic
Photo Specific Links:Dyrhólaey in wikipedia (Dyrholaey)
from site: The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (120m) (formerly known as Cape Portland by English seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from Vík í Mýrdal. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island.


Skyline photo of Vik Iceland from cemtary above city.  The rock formation of Reynisdrangar is in the background.
Photo of Vik Iceland from cemtary above city.

Skyline photo of Vik Iceland from cemtary above city. The rock formation of Reynisdrangar is in the background.

Photo Attributes:Vik, Iceland, 2010,
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Related Links

Photo Specific Links:Dyrhólaey Beach of Iceland from tripideas.org
from site: Dyrholaey actually means “Door Hole” in Icelandic, and this area is called such because of a rock formation in the ocean with a giant arch in the midst of it. The arch is so big, that during calm weather, ships can sail through it.

Beaches Gallery Links:Beach - wikipedia
from site: A beach is a geological landform along the shoreline of an ocean or lake. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, waves or cobblestones. The particles of which the beach is composed can sometimes instead have biological origins, such as shell fragments or coralline algae fragments.
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
2010 Links:The Year 2010 (wikipedia)
The year 2010 at TimeAndDate.com
Dyrhólaey Links:Dyrhólaey - wikipedia
The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (120m) (formerly known as Cape Portland by English seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from Vík í Mýrdal. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island.
Dyrhólaey.com
from site: Dyrhólaey is a promontory reaching out into the ocean on the south coast of Iceland. It is the southernmost part of the country, about 120 m high. Off Dyrhólaey there are rock pillars, that are unique natural formations.
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.
Vik Links:Vik from Nordic Adventure Travel
from site: This is the southernmost coastal hamlet of the country and the only one without a harbour. The flat, black beach south of the village was declared one of the 10 most beautiful island beaches of the world by the Iceland Magazine.
Vík í Mýrdal - wikipedia (Vik)
from site: The village of Vík (or Vík í Mýrdal in full) is the southernmost village in Iceland, located on the main ring road around the island, around 180 km (110 mi) by road SSE of Reykjavík. Despite its small size (about 300 inhabitants) it is the largest settlement for some 70 km (43 mi) around and is an important staging post, thus it is indicated on road signs from a long distance away. It is an important service center for the inhabitants and visitors to the coastal strip...

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DateTime:2010:06:24 23:12:51
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DateTimeDigitized :2010:06:20 14:15:05
DateTimeOriginal :2010:06:20 14:15:05
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