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Svartifoss Waterfall at Skaftafell National Park

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The Svartifoss waterfall as viewed from a trail in Skaftafell National Park.  Known for the Basalt columns that line the back of the waterfall.  View of Midfell in horizon.
The Svartifoss waterfall as viewed from a trail in Skaftafell National Park. Known for the Basalt columns that line the back of the waterfall. View of Midfell in horizon.

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

Photo Year:2010
Site:Skaftafell National Park
Site:Svartifoss

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Country:Iceland
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Sign showing the map of hiking trails at Skaftafell National Park.  Sites include Svartifoss, Skaftafellsjokul, Hundafoss and Morsurjokull.
Skaftafell hiking trails at Skaftafell National Park Iceland

Sign showing the map of hiking trails at Skaftafell National Park. Sites include Svartifoss, Skaftafellsjokul, Hundafoss and Morsurjokull.

Photo Attributes:Iceland, 2010, Skaftafell National Park, Skaftafellsjökull Glacier, Svartifoss,
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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,
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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.


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

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

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


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from site: Facts and information on Mountains for kids, including the five different types of mountains that exist.
Mountain - wikipedia
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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
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from site: Ontario has many different waterfall regions. In southern Ontario the Niagara Escarpment is responsible for a large number of waterfalls. Many waterfalls can be found along the shores of Lake Superior. The Canadian Shield dominates much of Ontario. Thunderhouse Falls and New Post Falls roughly mark the northern border of the Canadian Shield, and there are no real waterfalls north of them.
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
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National Parks in Iceland
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Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSLR-A300
DateTime:2011:04:30 17:52:39
Exposure Time:1/60
F:9/1
ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2010:06:21 13:08:14
DateTimeOriginal :2010:06:21 13:08:14
Lens :DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3
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