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This image was taken from the coastal walking track between Hellna and Arnarstapi.

"In 1979 a total of 58 hectares of the coast at Arnarstapi and Hellnar were declared protected areas. The surf has sculpted strange cliff formations there. The source of the Hellnahraun lava field is a crater near Jokulhals, now covered by the glacier. The estimated age of the lava field is 3,900 years."



http://www.nat.is/travelguideeng/plofin_arnarstapi_meira%20htm.htm

http://www.visiticeland.com/searchresults/attraction/stapafell
"Stapafell is a volcanic mountain on the south side of Snæfellsjökull. This palagonitic pyramide is 526 m in height and rather eroded at the sides.
On the top of the mountain is Fellskross, which was a sign of holy powers at the times of the vikings. It is said that the mountain is home of hidden people, also called elves."

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