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Svinafell Glacier, Vatnajokull National Park

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Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • The most beautiful hike I took this year. The Glacier was amazing, the sunrise hike was amazing. The views were endless in all directions. 
    The most beautiful hike I took this year. The Glacier was amazing, the sunrise hike was amazing. The views were endless in all directions.  more »
  • Once we parked we walked about 10 minutes up a small undulating hill. Past a small lake till you get to the glacier. The best views are to the left as you can get right to the edge of the lagoon. No.....  more
    Once we parked we walked about 10 minutes up a small undulating hill. Past a small lake till you get to the glacier. The best views are to the left as you can get right to the edge of the lagoon. No.....  more »
  • We went there via a shorter (~1 km) dirt road which is further south to the usual longer road. We had a 4x4 but I think even a 2 WD can manage it as the road was ok. There is a car park at the end of....  more
    We went there via a shorter (~1 km) dirt road which is further south to the usual longer road. We had a 4x4 but I think even a 2 WD can manage it as the road was ok. There is a car park at the end of....  more »

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