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The Floating Market
Mt. Rainier plays Peek-a-boo
Sunset while sailing off the Italian coast.
Sunrise at the Marquette Harbor Light
Oryx herd in Etosha pan at dawn
I love Paris
Spirogyra in conjugation
Traveling through Ontario, Terry Fox Monument
Beyond the Fence
Zebra stampede in Etosha
The "eye" region of an Owl butterfly wing
Krafla's Caldera Mystery
Walking with the Maasai
Alberta Prairie Sunrise
Central Lyra
Country scene in Tracy New Brunswick
Alone
A festival of art
The Seals of La Jolla-Why does that rock have whiskers?
The Caph region of Cassiopeia
Melting Iceberg Tasman Glacier lake
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Hay Truck, Kyrgyzstan
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Krafla's Caldera Mystery

29 reported eruptions in recorded history. A 90 km long fissure zone. Viti Crater that means “hell” in Icelandic. Krafla, a caldera in the North of Iceland, can be called one of the most mysterious and surreal places in the world. Once its lava flow destroyed three farms near local village Reykjahlíð. Now its area is the source of the geothermal energy for power station and desired destination for many travelers. However, Krafla is still active volcanic area. Boiling mud pools, steaming fumaroles and blowing cold winds do not allow to forget that every human being here is just a guest.

TAGS: Caldera, Iceland, Landscape, Nature

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© Sofija Korf.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO100
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