Friday, April 29, 2016

South Coast Waterfalls

Seljalandsfoss. This is a good waterfall because you can walk in behind it.It drops 60m over cliffs that were once the coastline.

A little further down the road is Skogafoss. The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 25 metres (82 feet) and a drop of 60 m (200 ft). It lies on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward (it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from Skógar), the former sea cliffs remained, parallel to the coast over hundreds of kilometres, creating together with some mountains a clear border between the coastal lowlands and the Highlands of Iceland.

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