Near Lakagigar, Iceland photo by Martin Ystenes -

Near Lakagigar, Iceland © Photo by Martin Ystenes -

  • Taken in Vestur-Skaftafellssysla, Iceland on July 31, 2010.
  • Laki, or Lakagigar ("Laki craters"), produced the earth's largest basalt lava eruption in historical times in the 1780'ies. The fluorine gases that followed killed 75% of Iceland's livestock and led to a famine that cost the life of 20.000 people - a significant fraction of the Iceland population at that time...

  • Ísland, yellow, volcano, national park, my gear and me silver, my gear and me premium, my gear and me platinum, my gear and me bronze, my Gear and me gold, black, ash, Laki, Lakagigar, Iceland, 1001 nights

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