2020-12-08

Frozen Waterfall at Fimmvörðuháls │ Iceland Landscape Photography

Documenting Iceland

by: Rafn Sig,-

English below.

Veiðivötn eru vatnaklasi á Landmannaafrétti milli Þórisvatns og Tungnaár, sem samanstendur af allt að fimmtíu vötnum, bæði smáum og stórum. Veiðivatnasvæðið er u.þ.b. 20 km langt og 5 km breitt frá suðvestri til norðausturs.

Mörg vötnin eru sprengigígar sem mynduðust í Veiðivatnagosinu 1477, t.d. Hnausapollur og Ljótipollur. Vatnaklasinn verð til í núverandi mynd í þessu eldgosi. Fjölmörg eldgos hafa orðið á Veiðivatnasvæðinu frá því ísöld lauk, t.d. gosið í Vatnaöldum í upphafi landnámstíðar (um 870) en þá myndaðist landnámsgjóskulagið. Tungnárhraunin, þar á meðal Þjórsárhraunið mikla, eru upprunnin frá Veiðivatnasvæðinu.

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The beautiful area of Veiðivötn, just northeast of Landmannalaugar, is an entanglement of small desert lakes in a volcanic basin, a continuation of the same fissure that produced Laugahraun in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve.

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1 Comment

  1. Loveee this one Rafn. Great details and colours. Wonderful. Hope to visit Iceland next year again..cant wait. Cheers, Rob

    Thank you kindly my friend
    Rafn

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