Fairytale Locations In Iceland

Published June 12, 2012
Updated June 27, 2017

Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier

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The stunning outlet glacier Breiðamerkurjökull stems from the larger glacier called Vatnajökull, which ends in a small lagoon known as Jökulsárlón. Over time, the glacier has begun breaking down and as a result leaves icebergs floating around the lagoon in its wake.

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Named after the Norse god, Thor, Thórsmörk is a mountain ridge situated in the south of Iceland between glaciers Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull. Wedged between two large masses, its location lends itself to a comparatively warm climate. The valley is full of flora, too: moss, ferns and birch wood thrive in this Nordic paradise.




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