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Islands Born of Fire

By VolcanoCowboy
Looking southwest from the summit of Eldfell (born 1973) in the Vestmannaeyjar Islands, Iceland. The Helgafell scoria cone (born ~5000 y BP) is on the right, with the 1973 fissure in the lower left. Surtsey (born 1963-7) is on the middle horizon.

1/125 s @ f/10, ISO 100

Rotated, cropped and colours boosted in Lightroom. Shot using an ND4 filter.

Comments, critiques and clicks appreciated.

Tags: Islands Iceland Volcano Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Vestmannayjar Eldfell

Voters: graceland, jdenman, woolybill1 and 14 more


graceland 15 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2008 4:29PM
Looks Great

What a view !!

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jdenman 11 19 5 Spain
2 Sep 2008 4:41PM
Great looking landscape well captured, also some very interesting information.
CherryMartin 11 10 United States
2 Sep 2008 4:46PM
wonderful image
2 Sep 2008 4:53PM
Wow! This seriously rocks! The composition and sharpness is super. HDave :o)
2 Sep 2008 5:17PM
Great image and great sky.
VolcanoCowboy 13 157 England
11 Sep 2008 4:43PM
Thanks for the comments guys.

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