Unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls

Unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls

A unique feature in Iceland is the waterfalls. Not only they are stunning to look at, but also many of them have fascinating folk mythologies. Waterfalls, in Icelandic, are ‘foss’ – weirdly, many Icelandic folklores are dark and spooky…

via Dramatic Waterfalls in Iceland — Knycx Journeying

Climate change and Iceland

Climate change and Iceland
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Russell Cook writes: I kid you not. From tonight’s (8/23/16) PBS NewsHour broadcast segment titled “To combat climate change, these scientists are turning CO2 into rock“, these quotes from the discussion segment host and two of the speakers, regarding recapturing CO2 from Icelandic geothermal activity: MALCOLM BRABANT: “Because it is self-contained within the geothermal power […]

via Hump Day Hilarity – infinite carbon loop — Watts Up With That?

Iceland’s tallest waterfall

Iceland’s tallest waterfall
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Glymur has long been considered Iceland’s tallest waterfall. It was only recently de-throned when a new waterfall was discovered deep in Morsárjökull glacier in 2011. Despite no longer carrying the title of tallest in the country this amazing 198 m (650 ft) waterfall is breathtaking. Its name translates to “boom” or “rumble” reflecting the great sound of this waterfall […]

via The Hike to Glymur Waterfall Iceland — Ashley at Altitude

Paku

Paku

“Paku, get your big butt off the floor and let’s go!” “No.” The 1,000-pound polar bear laid on the ice cap, his wet snout resting on his front paws. “I’m warning you, if you don’t move willingly, I’m going to have to use force.” Paku opened one dark brown eye, scanned my 5’1 petite frame, […]

via [Short Story] Paku The Polar Bear — Jade M.Wong