vatnajökull glacier (iceland)

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Aerial view of the Vatnaj√∂kull glacier and the J√∂kuls√°rl√≥n Lake (Iceland).­

Vatnaj√∂kull is the largest glacier in Iceland.­ It is located in the south-east of the island, covering more than 8% of the country.­ With a size of 8,100 km¬≤, it is the largest glacier in Europe in volume (3,100 km¬≥) and one of the largest in the world (I mean, on Earth).­

For more information about the Vatnaj√∂kull glacier and the J√∂kuls√°rl√≥n Lake, go to: en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Vatnaj%c3%b6kull and en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­J%c3%b6kuls%c3%a1rl%c3%b3n

Photo taken on November 9, 2004
Location: Iceland

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