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Travel Pictures - ICELAND - 1999

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The skyline of Iceland's capital city is dominated by the 230-foot tower of Hallgrimskirkja Church, which is designed
to resemble volcanic basalt columns - Reykjavik, Iceland
Colorful view from Hallgrimskirkja Church - Reykjavik, Iceland
Fellow travelers standing adjacent to a fault in the earth's crust - Pingvellir N.P., Iceland
Lush dairy farm with one of Iceland's four icecaps looming on the horizon - southeast Iceland
Icelandic ponies are beautiful and sociable - southeast Iceland
"Brunettes have more fun" - southeast Iceland
Strokkur Geyser erupting beyond a crystal-clear pool of scalding water - southeast Iceland
Glacial melt feeds this milky torrent - Gullfoss Falls, Iceland
Icelandic girl saying hello to the Tennessean - Eyrarbakki, Iceland
Icelandic professor, his dog, and his Canadian assistant; I sat in the backseat with the dog! -
Seljalandsfoss, Iceland
This is not a tropical scene from Hawaii - Skogafoss, Iceland
View from Skogafoss toward the Dyrhoaey arch that is just visible on the horizon -
southeast Iceland
A stunt pilot is said to have flown through this sea arch - Dyrholaey, Iceland
The Myrdalsjokull ice cap is Iceland's fourth largest - near Vic, Iceland
Sod-roofed homes provided good insulation to combat the severe climate - Nupsstadur, Iceland
Hospitable German couple who gave me a lift -
St. Nicholas Church, Nupsstadur, Iceland
Moss-covered lava and a farmhouse designed for nuclear winters (Iceland's highest peaks rise in the distance) -
near Nupsstadur, Iceland
Iceland's tallest peaks act like a dam to hold back the Vatnajokull icecap, which is up to 3,500 feet thick! -
Skaftafell N.P., Iceland
The Skaftafell Glacier flows out of Iceland's largest icecap, Vatnajokull - Skaftafell N.P., Iceland
Icelandic girl testing the icy water with her "foot-ometer"; the unusual features are basalt formations -
Svartifoss; Skaftafell N.P., Iceland
This region in north-central Iceland has many volcanic and geothermal features including the volcano Hverfell (upper left)
and the lava flows (foreground) that threatened the town in 1729 - Reykjahlid, Iceland
When the lava flows came plowing through town on August 27, 1729, it destroyed farms and buildings
but spared this wooden church - Reykjahlid, Iceland
This fissure is hard evidence that the earth's crust is splitting through the middle of Iceland
(Hverfell Crater in distance) - Grjotagja; Myvatn, Iceland
Tourists strolling through the fantastic "black castle" lava formations -
Dimmuborgir; Myvatn, Iceland
North-central Iceland's largest city has a pleasant micro-climate with the most summer sunshine on the island -
Akureyri, Iceland
Because of the midnight sun, this sunset lasted for several hours! -
Myvatn, Iceland

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