Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Kirkjubaejarklaustur

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Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometers long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it..The canyon has steep walls and winding water. Its origins dates back to the cold periods of the Ice Age, about two million years ago. It is located near the Ring Road, not far from the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
The canyon was created by progressive erosion by flowing water from glaciers through the rocks and palagonite over millennia.
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  • Beautiful canyon just of ring road 1 near Kirkjubæjarklaustur. You can walk around for a bit but it won't take a lot of time and views are absolutely stunning.  more »
  • Beautiful canyon. Lovely area to have a walk around. It was very windy when we went and as it’s open we had to wrap up warm.  more »

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