Iceland Expedition 1972 - Photo Gallery

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1 - Reykjavik City Airport for
    Icelandair flight to Akureyri
2 - Arrival at Akureyri for northern
 phase of Iceland 1972 expedition
3 - First camp in northern
    Iceland outside Akureyri
4 - Gođafoss waterfalls on
 the Skjálfandarfljöt river

5 - Skjálfandarfljöt glacial river
  above Gođafoss waterfalls
6 - Sheila at Gođafoss waterfalls 7 - Camp by the lava fields
   at Lake Mývatn
8 - Dirt road over
     Námaskarđ lava fields

 
9 - Hverir area of geothermal
    vents north east of Mývatn
10 - Boiling mud pools at
   Hverir area of solfataras
11 - Rim of Hverfjall tephra crater
 against backdrop of Mývatn
12 - Rim of Hverfjall tephra crater

 
13 - Lava dust in crater floor
  of Hverfjall
14 - Botanising among jagged lava
 deposits of Dimmuborgir lava field
15 - Camp by Mývatn lava field
with VW Beetle hired from Akureyri
16 - Northern ridge of 771m high
 Hliđarfjall rhyolite volcanic peak

 
17 - Námafjall solfatara
      and boiling mud pools
18 - Steaming fumarole
     at Námafjall solfatara
19 - Rough gravelled main road to
north east Iceland (now tarmaced)
20 - Eroded canyon of
   Jökulsá á Fjöllum river

 
21 - Spray above Dettifoss filling
  gorge of Jökulsá á Fjöllum river
22 - 45m high Dettifoss waterfalls
 on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river
23 - Spray filling the air above
    Dettifoss waterfalls
24 - Lava pillars along shore of
    Lake Mývatn at Höfđi

 
25 - Höfđi lava pillar looking out
  over Dimmuborgir lava field
26 - Natural arch amid the
  Dimmuborgir lava formations
27 - Final northern camp in
     Glerárdalur above Akureyri
28 - Vindheimajökull glacier
     in Upper Glerárdalur

 
29 - Vindheimajökull glacier
     looking down into Glerárdalur
30 - Glowing midnight sky in Upper Glerárdalur, final night in north 31 - Approaching Reykjavik
    on flight from Akureyri
32 - Boiling geothermal pool
    on Hengill near to Ţingvellir

 
33 - Valley leading up onto Hengill
  with solfataras
34 - Solfataras and fumeroles
filling gulley leading up onto Hengill
35 - Solfataras and fumeroles
filling gulley leading up onto Hengill
36 - Summit cairn of Hengill (803m)
   overlooking Ţingvallavatn

 
37 - Almannagjá rift fault at Ţingvellir, site of 930 AD Alţing 38 - Öxaráfoss waterfall
  at Ţingvellir
39 - VW Beetle car hired from
 Reykjavik on gravel road to Geysir
40 - Eggs for breakfast
 boiled in hot spring at Geysir

 
41 - Sinter-lined basin of geyser
  thermal spring Strokkur at Geysir
42 - Strokkur geyser's bursting
 bubble at start of eruption
43 - Strokkur geyser's
 40m high eruption
44 - Strokkur's boiling waters sinking
 back into its basin after eruption

 
45 - Double waterfalls of Gullfoss
    on the glacial river Hvítá
46 - Gullfoss double falls
  on the Hvítá river
47 - Gullfoss and canyon
  of the Hvítá river
48 - Our camp at Geysir
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