Amazing blue icebergs and glaciers in Iceland
• Surprising blue icebergs and glaciers in Iceland
Images of amazing blue icebergs in Iceland - a business card of this extraordinary country, eight per cent of which is covered by ice. Amazing relief by their appearance obliged underground volcano that erupted beneath the surface of melting ice.
Vatnajökull (Vatnajökull) - the largest glacier in Iceland, located on the south-west of the island.
Photographer Radner Sigurdsson said: "In 2008, he became part of the Vatnajökull National Park. Nearby is Jökulsárlón (Jökulsárlón) - the biggest glacial lagoon in Iceland.
Jökulsárlón has evolved into a lagoon after the glacier started to retreat from the Atlantic Ocean. The lake has grown in size, when the glaciers began to melt more active. Radner Sigurdsson said: "The size of the lagoon has increased fourfold since the 1970s. It is considered one of the natural wonders of the world in Iceland. "
One of the main business cards Iceland is the area surrounding the Vatnajökull. Here filmed a number of scenes from two films of world famous saga of James Bond "View to a Kill" (1985), "Die Another Day" (2002), and in addition, there is the shooting took place films Batman Begins "(2005) "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001). Lake Fjallsárlón (Fyaldsaurloun) is located south of Vatnajökull. On the lake surface drifting icebergs. It rarely drop in tourists, than Jökulsárlón glacier, but the scenery is truly stunning.
This is a place - a real paradise for photographers. Iceland tourism brings more than 30 per cent of the total income of the country. Expeditions and excursions to national parks for those wishing to admire the icebergs are carried out regularly, tourists assists experienced guide.
"Some of the icebergs are ice lagoon Jökulsárlón is really huge," says Radner Sigurdsson. "Floating icebergs are melting and moving, emitting a loud noise, causing the appearance of waves. And then there are the melting icebergs in the coastal areas Breiðamerkurfjara National Park, from which constantly break off pieces of ice fall into the water of the lake. "
Since Eyyafyadlayokudl eruption, which occurred in 2010, Iceland and its volcanoes are widely known throughout the world, especially among fans of air transport modes, laughing Radner Sigurdsson. "This area is still covered with ash after the eruption of the volcano Eyyafyadlayokudl. And besides, all the amazing topography of Iceland is due to underground volcanic eruptions, which occur under the ice. "
The formation of hyaloclastites Glacier Hagafellsjökull.
Volcanic ash covers the iceberg.
Tern polar feed on krill and capelin in the lagoon Breiðamerkurjökull.
on lagury View from Mount Kverkfjöll (Kverkfoll), Glacier Kverkjokull.
Cracks in the glacier Sidujokull.
Moss and ice - so looks Sidujokull glacier age MDM is more than a hundred years.
Tourist boat in the lagoon Jokulsarlon (Jökulsárlón).
Iceberg Jokulsarlon moves on the lake surface (Jökulsárlón).
Amazing beauty blue iceberg, Jokulsarlon (Jökulsárlón).
Drifting ice floe, breakaway Gigjokull glacier.
Blue Ice, Glacier Hoffellsjokull.