Námafjall

Mountain in East of Reykjahlíð

Vaporous vents cover the pinky-orange Námafjall ridge, which lies 3km east of Bjarnarflag (on the south side of the Ring Road). Produced by a fissure eruption, the ridge sits squarely on the spreading zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. As you travel east through the Námaskarð pass and tumble down its far side, you enter the alien world of Hverir.

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