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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  • Exit road 206 along the Ring Road is the impressive canyon. Easy walk along the Canyon. Free parking and no entrance fee 
    Exit road 206 along the Ring Road is the impressive canyon. Easy walk along the Canyon. Free parking and no entrance fee  more »
  • We self drove to this location, where we walked up a laid out steep path to several view points for amazing views of the canyon, One view point also had a view of a natural arch. Well worth the... 
    We self drove to this location, where we walked up a laid out steep path to several view points for amazing views of the canyon, One view point also had a view of a natural arch. Well worth the...  more »

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