Pingvellir National Park

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As part of the Golden Circle Tour, you stop at the Pingveillir National Park. It is beautiful as  the scenary is just breathtaking as it has unique geology. Almannagjá is a canyon formed between two tectonic plates, a visual representation of continental drift.

In the last few decades, research has made it clear that Þingvellir is a natural wonder on a international scale, with the geologic history and the biosystem of Lake Þingvallavatn forming a unique entity, a magnificent showcase.

Being able to witness the evolution and formation of new species in a place like Lake Þingvallavatn is of immense value.

The Þingvellir area is part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, being situated on the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

The faults and fissures of the area make evident the rifting of the earth’s crust.

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