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Sandfellshæð

Sandfellshæð

Sandfellshæð

One of the oldest and largest lava shield on the Reykjanes peninsula. Formed in late glacial time, about 14.000 years ago, when sea level was about 30
Eldvörp

Eldvörp

Eldvörp is the name of scoria and spatter cones in off-set sections that form a row of ten kilometers, and it's surrounding lava covering 20 square ki
Eldvorp - Remnants of ancent settlement

Eldvorp - Remnants of ancent settlement

Shelters made of rock, ancient paths and stacked walls. They have been discoverd near Eldvörp, a row of scoria and spatter cones formed in the Reykja
Bridge Between Continents

Bridge Between Continents

Bridge between Europe and North America on Reykjanes Peninsula.   The lava-scarred Reykjanes peninsula lies on one of the world's major plate boundar
Mt Stapafell

Mt Stapafell

Mt Stapafell is a hyaloclastite mountain on the Reykjanes Peninsula to the southeast of the village Hafnir. It is mostly made of pillow lava. Olivine,
Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík is a beautiful cove with black sand beach and grassy dunes. Located close to Bridge between Continents, it is the perfect stop while exp
Stampar

Stampar

Two volcanic fissures lie from the sea onto land on the western side of Reykjanes and form a series of craters. These crater series have been named St
Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Sandvík - Grindavík Stóra-Sandvík Stóra-Sandvík is a small inlet with a big sandy beach, while on the inner part of the inlet is a large pond with b
Grindavík Golf club

Grindavík Golf club

Golf course name: Number of holes: Par: Húsatóftavöllur 13 71
Brimketill

Brimketill

Brimketill is a small, naturally carved pool, by marine erosion, at the lava shore edge west of the town of Grindavík. The folklore relates