Near Vik on the south coast of Iceland, on the black volcanic beach at Reynisfjara which is backed by this incredible stack of basalt columms.
They really look like a giant church organ.
The black-pebble beach of Reynisfjara forms a 2.5km spit, extending from Reynisfjall almost to Dýrholaey.
Reynisfjara is even more beautifully situated than the beach at Vík, but less frequented. On the eastern edge of the Reynisfjara, at the base of Reynisfjall, is the phenomenal basalt sea cave Hálsanefshellir.
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sandpiper (6788) 2010-08-14 3:17
Fantastic image, teh bassalt blocks are beautifully portrayed and a stark contrast to teh persons colourful jacket.
fahrik (173) 2010-08-14 3:50
Looks very dramatic, thanks for sharing
pauloog (11751) 2010-08-14 8:08
A fantastic display of the big basalt crystals, with the red patch as a perfect attention point.
javierphoto (168) 2010-08-14 8:24
With this person in red and the incredible black rocks
mountainous7 (42) 2010-08-14 10:39
Nice texture and light!!!
- Copyright: Kris Verhoeven (verswe) (7330)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-06-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: OLYMPUS E-510
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-08-14 3:03
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