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Icelandic Highlands, North of Snæfjell, with smoke cloud from volcanic eruption

Icelandic Highlands, North of Snæfjell, with smoke cloud from volcanic eruption

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Uploaded 18 Sep 2014 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2014 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
North of Vatnajökull Glacier lies one of the largest pristine areas in Europe, which is protected within the Vatnajökull National Park since 7 June 2008. With the recent additions of Lakagígar and Langisjór, the Park covers 13.600 km2 or 13% of Iceland, making it Europe's second largest national park in terms of area size. Vatnajökull National Park is one of three national parks in Iceland. It encompasses all of Vatnajökull glacier and extensive surrounding areas. These include the national ...
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