2020-12-30

Kerlingarfjöll Geothermal Highlands │ Iceland Landscape Photography

Documenting Iceland

by: Rafn Sig,-

English below

Kerlingarfjöll er fjallgarður á hálendi Íslands nálægt Kili. Jarðvegur er sums staðar rauður á svæðinu vegna eldvirkni þar. Jarðefni úr hverum á svæðinu eru gul, rauð og græn. Hveradalir eru aðalhverasvæðið þar. Vinsælt skíðasvæði var í Kerlingarfjöllum en það var aflagt árið 2000. Aðstaða er fyrir ferðamenn í Kerlingarfjöllum en Skíðaskóli var stofnaður þar árið 1961.  Þekktir tindar þar eru Loðmundur, Snækollur, Fannborg, Höttur, Ögmundur og Kerlingartindur. Snækollur er þeirra hæstur eða 1488 metrar. Fjöllin eru nefnd eftir móbergsdranga við Kerlingartind, Kerlingu.

Árið 2020 voru fjöllin og svæði umhverfis friðlýst, 344 ferkílómetrar

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Kerlingarfjöll (1,477 m (4,846 ft)) is a mountain range in Iceland situated in the Highlands of Iceland near the Kjölur highland road. The volcanic origin of these mountains is evidenced by the numerous hot springs and rivulets in the area. And indeed, they are part of a large volcano system of 100km² (38.6 square mile). The volcanoes of the range are. . . All info at: https://www.patreon.com/RafnSig

 

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