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Skógafoss

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    A: Skogafoss Waterfall, Skogar, South Iceland

    Par Brian Richards, à 20 mètres

    The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland with a width of 25 metres (82 feet) and a d...

    Skogafoss Waterfall, Skogar, South Iceland

    B: Skogafoss Waterfall

    Par Jan Vrsinsky, à 30 mètres

    Roaring water falling from 60 meters high creates with its width of 25 meters one of the biggest wate...

    Skogafoss Waterfall

    C: Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013 Part 2

    Par Gavin Farrell, à 30 mètres

    Shot 18' from the bottom of Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013

    Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013 Part 2

    D: Rainbow at Skógafoss (Iceland)

    Par Jürgen Matern, à 50 mètres

    Skógafoss is a waterfall in the south of Iceland. With a width of 25 meters (approx. 82 feet) it drop...

    Rainbow at Skógafoss (Iceland)

    E: Skogafoss, Iceland

    Par Iván Ferenczy, à 60 mètres

    A very scenic waterfall at the south part of Iceland. The water drops from 60 m height, that is highe...

    Skogafoss, Iceland

    F: 140130 Skogarfoss Cascade

    Par Louis-Alexis Fontaine, à 70 mètres

    Skógafoss (Skógá étant le nom de la rivière, signifiant « forêt », et foss signifiant « la chute d'ea...

    140130 Skogarfoss Cascade

    G: Bigger Than Us - Skogafoss

    Par Jan Vrsinsky, à 100 mètres

    Skogafoss waterfall from the top

    Bigger Than Us - Skogafoss

    H: Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013

    Par Gavin Farrell, à 110 mètres

    Shot 18' from the new lookout deck next to Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013

    Skógafoss Falls, Iceland 2013

    I: Skógafoss

    Par Christian Obel, à 110 mètres

    Skógafoss

    J: Skogafoss

    Par Tom Mills, à 140 mètres

    The waterfall Skógafoss, is situated in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. T...

    Skogafoss

    Ce panorama é été pris à Iceland, Europe

    Ceci est un aperçu de Europe

    Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

    The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

    Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

    Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

    Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

    In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

    Text by Steve Smith.

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