Another side of Iceland! Much of south Iceland is green and lush but there is a large expanse of black sand and gravel which is Sólheimasandur. It is actually a glacial outwash plain - when eruptions happen under the nearby glacier the flood water rushes across this land towards the sea.

This is the location of an old DC-3 US Navy plane that made an emergency landing here back on 11/24/73 (everybody survived). To access the plane you need to walk about 2.5mi from the Ring Rd through Sólheimasandur on a trail that appears to go on forever! I took this shot from the plane as these 2 people crested the hill from that trail.
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  • @coffeeandphotography_ 16 April, 2019

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