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March is a good month for Northen Lights chasing in Iceland. This images was shot on March 15th 2012 at Þingvellir National Park. The rift Flosagjá is filled with cristal clear water from the Lake. In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north […]

This image from Hellisheiði, just some 30km east of Reykjavik was shot on the 17th of January 2010 at 14.57 – sunset that day was at 16.25. A few kilometers north of this place lies the Hellisheiði Power Station which is the second largest geothermal power station in the world, and the largest in Iceland. […]

Þingvallavatn is a lake in south-western Iceland. With a surface of 84 km² it is the largest natural lake in Iceland. Its greatest depth is at 114 m. At the northern shore of the lake, at Þingvellir (after which the lake is named), the Alþingi, the national parliament, was founded in the year 930. The […]