Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland



Skogafoss Waterfall is just 5 to 10 minutes drive from the Skogar Guesthouse. The morning sun shone on the river creating golden ripples on the lake. Following this river we drove into a country lane we reached the Skogafoss but  the shops and the museum were closed .


Skógafoss is a waterfall situated on the Skogar River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward (it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres  from Skogar, the former sea cliffs remained, parallel to the coast over hundreds of kilometres, creating together with some mountains a clear border between the coastal lowlands and the Highland of Iceland.

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 The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 25 m  and a drop of 60 m. Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces…

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