2020-02-07

Documenting Iceland

 Stóra-Eldbort Volcano │ Iceland Landscape Photo │ Reykjanes

by: Rafn Sig,-

On the southern slopes of Geitahlíðar in Krýsuvík is one of the most magnificent volcanic craters in the Reykjanes peninsula. It is called Stora-Eldborg for a distinction from smaller relatives down in the lava, Litla – Eldborg. Eldborg is by far the highest of five craters lying along a volcanic fissure in the slopes of Geitafell,

Stóra-Eldborg is a very formidable crater about 20 meters deep. It is a short distance from Suðurstrandavegur and therefore it is possible to scoop it up for a look at this beautiful natural construction. It is also interesting to stroll up the pass north of the crater, up the Geitahlíð itself to observe the volcano from above. The lava from Eldborg is around 7000-8000 years old.

 

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4 Comments

  1. I love your web publication.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this site yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you? Plz reply back as I’m looking to create my own web site and would like to know where u got this from. thank you.

    Answer: THank you kinmdly – Yes its mine

  2. Love your work

  3. Woow and another Woow. – great shot

  4. Lot of Volcanos in Iceland. Beautiful shot

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