Slopes of Eyjafjallajökull

F249 to Þórsmörk runs alongside the western slopes of Eyjafjallajökull

( After an unplanned absence- summer flu- I'll try to catch up in the next days )

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©UdoSm said:

Ganz tolle Bergformationen. Kann es sein, dass ich da etwas Schwefliges rieche...???
2 weeks ago ( translate )

Gudrun replied to ©UdoSm:

Herzlichen Dank, Udo! Der Schwefelduft von 2010 hat sich schon seit einer Weile verzogen;-)
2 weeks ago ( translate )

polytropos said:

Interessante Farben!
Könnte auch bei uns im Engadin sein. ;-).
2 weeks ago ( translate )

Gudrun replied to polytropos:

Moos und Vulkangestein..... Ist das Engadin etwa auch vulkanisch?;-))))
2 weeks ago ( translate )

Keith Burton said:

A pretty barren looking landscape that has a special quality of it's own mainly because of the contrast between the green algae(?) and the colour of the rock on the slopes. There's also a nice looking double waterfall in the distance. I wouldn't call it pretty but rather interesting!

The same applies to the two images in the PiPs.

I do like these.........and they're very well taken in lovely light..........but I find it difficult to describe what I'm seeing. Does that make sense? Probably not ;-)
2 weeks ago

Gudrun replied to Keith Burton:

Thanks a lot, Keith! The rocks are all volcanic so nothing much except mosses grows there, it's all rather stark. I know what you mean,that close you can only see weird shapes covered in green;-) On top is a glacier with the volcano underneath but you can only see that from further away.
12 years ago all this was covered in a thick layer of ash from the notorious eruption that brought air traffic to a standstill.
2 weeks ago

niraK68 said:

immer wieder eine beeindruckende Landschaft
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Jaap van 't Veen said:

Wow, wow wow, what a stunning scenery.
2 weeks ago

Annemarie said:

wonderful also the pips
2 weeks ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Une série remarquable et excellemment partagée. C'est vraiment fantastique.
Bonne soirée.
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Erika+Manfred said:

Ich stell mir vor, dass es da sehr still ist.
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Ulrich John said:

Gigantisch ! Tolle Serie, Gudrun !
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Edna Edenkoben said:

Das sieht ja toll aus. Erinnert mich an versandete krokodile ;-)
2 weeks ago