Our return to Thingvallir

We returned to the magical Thingvallir UNESCO World Heritage Site yesterday with some amazing early images of Iceland from our collection.

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Eyjafjallajökull eruption

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The farm that was covered by ash, now a peaceful idyl

The farm that was covered by ash, now a peaceful idyl

Columnar basalt near Vik, Iceland

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Forestry and climate change in Iceland

Quarrying volcanoes in Iceland

Dettifoss

Dettifoss in Northern Iceland is Europe’s largest waterfall by volume. It flows over some stunning columnar basalt lavas

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The Krafla Fires eruption

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Black lava from the Krafla Fires (1984) over the grey Myvatn Fires lava (1724-29) next to snow. Fracture crack to the left.

Black lava from the Krafla Fires (1984) over the grey Myvatn Fires lava (1724-29) next to snow. Fracture crack to the left.

 

 

 

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