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Glaciers Iceland
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover Glaciers

Iceland is truly blessed with glaciers, which cover 1/9th of the island's surface. The most wonderful site is Vatnajökull, the island's treasure with its 3243 square meters and close to 1 mile of thickness in some areas. Today, you have natural spectacular safari courses given in specially-equipped four wheel drives by experienced guides.

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Glaciers , Jökulsárlón, Iceland , Iceland
Jökulsárlón, Iceland

With its several miles of ice, Iceland boasts the ideal playground for snowmobile enthusiasts.

© burben / 123RF
Glaciers , Icelandic glacier , Iceland
Icelandic glacier

Many tourists like to come here and try their hand at climbing the glaciers to admire the breathtaking panoramas.

© Johann Helgason / 123RF
Glaciers , Vatnajoekull glacier , Iceland
Vatnajoekull glacier, Iceland

Located in the south-east of Iceland, Vatnajökull is the country's largest icecap.

© Christian Handl / age fotostock
Glaciers , Icelandic summits , Iceland
Icelandic summits

Many volcanoes are covered by glaciers, like the famous Eyjafjallajökull.

© R. Richard / EASYVOYAGE
Glaciers , Oraefajokull glacier, Iceland , Iceland
Oraefajokull glacier, Iceland

At 2,119 m of altitude, the Oraefajokull is the biggest volcano on the island.

© Tamara Sliusarenko / 123RF
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