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Iceland crater lakes (Viti and Oskjuvatn near Askja in Vatnajökull national park)
Iceland

This is a view from the rim of Viti, a small lake near the huge Oskjuvatn crater, next to the camping of Askja.

You go there by driving one one of the most beautiful tracks and desertic landscape I ever saw.

Whatever the weather, make sure you go and swim in the white, warm and bubbling waters of Viti, since this is a unique experience. Oskjuvatn is cold, but you cannot mismatch them!

It was a bit late for a better picture, though we got patches of this typical Icelandic amazing light cruising through the landscape. Outstanding place!

Copyright: Jeremie Francois
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15900x7950
Taken: 05/08/2012
Uploaded: 02/09/2012
Updated: 10/10/2014
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Tags: nature; volcano; caldera; crater; lake; hot spring; desert; swimming
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