National Geographic : 2012 May
Left: A shifting stream drops bog iron onto volcanic sand near Háfur, on the south coast. Above: At Litlanesfoss, the waterfall cross-sections an ancient lava flow, which formed columns as it cooled. WILD WONDERS OF EUROPE Iceland's Resilient Beauty Over the centuries, humans (and sheep) have taken a toll on the volcano- and glacier-shaped landscape. But what remains is still spectacular.