National Geographic : 1945 Nov
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byLuther M.Chovan Rainbows Halo Gullfoss, the Golden Fall, Where Hviti, the White River, Shatters Itself into Mist amid aDesert ofLava The stream is fed by a glacier-side lake carrying a fleet of icebergs. First it swirls over a series of steps; then, twisting,plunges into itsgorge-a total fallofsome 150 feet. Mist-washed grass is the only sign of life in the desolate landscape. Gullfoss attractedmany American troops.