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Grundarfjordur, mountain Kirkjufell Live Cam, Iceland

by on Aug.03, 2016, under Cams, Iceland

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The grundarfjordur is situated on the West of the country, in famous regions like Vesturland region, on the shores of the fjord, which is part of the Brady area. The area of the territory occupied by the community is 148 km2. The population is 918 people (1 December 2007), of which 846 live in grundarfjordur.

The city is on a Peninsula Snaefellsnes. Next to him is the mountain range Hallgrimur. The main occupation of the locals is fishing, fishing for scallops and shrimp, as well as tourists. In the Harbor of Grundarfjordur can accept ocean liners.

Grundarfjordur neighborhood is a favorite place for nesting and hatching numerous sea birds.

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Park Husafell Live Cam, Iceland

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National Park Husafell is one of the most popular natural parks of Iceland, which is a favorite vacation place for Icelanders themselves. A small field of c geothermal, meandering river Kalda, birch groves, lava fields give this place a unique charm. 4 km from Husafell is a waterfall Hraunfossar – an amazing phenomenon of nature. And it’s not really a waterfall, anyway waterfall is very unusual. Full-flowing tributary of the river, Quito (Hvita) stumbles upon a lava field, which in this place full of holes like cheese, and this field disappears. And on the steep right Bank of Quito water through numerous crevices escapes from captivity. The drop is small, but the streams flow for miles. There is another waterfall, Barnafoss (barnafoss waterfalls). According to legend, its name (“Children’s falls”) Barnafoss received after into the water from the natural bridge fell two children. To avoid such accidents in the future threat of the transition is destroyed.

About 18 km from the Park is Langjokull glacier is the second largest glacier in Iceland after Vatnajokull . From its surface, which rises above sea level to 800 m, stunning views of the surrounding open spaces. To move on the endless snow surface on supercoach or snowmobile

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Park Thingvellir Live Cam, Iceland

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Thingvellir national Park — a valley in the southwestern part of Iceland, near the Reykjanes Peninsula, about 40 km North-East from its capital, Reykjavik. Thingvellir became a national Park in 1928 and vnesen in the world heritage list of UNESCO. Translated into Russian, Thingvellir means “field meeting”

Directly underneath the geologists carried out their imaginary line between the American and European continental plates. Each year, these two giant plates diverge at 2 cm. resulting stresses in the tectonic layers constantly burst outward, giving itself felt in volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Only in the area of the Waterfall there are 4 active volcanoes, including the largest – Hyun-Gil, on the North shore of lake Thingvallavatn. This lake is the largest in Iceland, with an area of 83 sq km and reaches a depth of 114 m.

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