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This photo is taken in Flúðir, a small village in the region of of Suðurland, Icelan . The village has about 400 inhabitants. Apart from tourism the principal occupation in Flúðir is greenhouse and mushroom cultivation. The area is very thermally active and geothermal energy is used for heating of the greenhouses. This is actually one of the oldest and most important usages of geothermal energy in Iceland. As you could see there are also plenty of trees in Flúðir. A factory for laminated wood is located to Flúðir. A salmon river, Stora-Laxa, runs through village.The village is not far from tourist attactions such as the Thjorsa Valley, Geysir and the Gullfoss water fall and there are also an Iceland Air Hotel, farm accomodations and caping sites in Flúðir.

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  • Copyright: ulf eriksson (UlfE) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2526 W: 85 N: 3707] (14641)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-06-10
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-01-05 5:32
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