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Iceland Viti explosion crater in Krafla, Iceland

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Viti, meaning "Hell", in Krafla is an explosion crater. The crater was formed during a massive volcanic eruption at the start of the famous Mývatn Fires in 1724.

Photography Tips

Make sure to have a good tripod with you because it's very windy at the edge of the crater.

Travel Information

It is easy to get there by car and just a 10 minute walk to the spot where the photo was taken.
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 10:43 - 15:08 | current local time: 07:13
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Spot Comments (2)

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Daniel Schmitz
Daniel Schmitz 27.11.2016
Hi Manuel, looking forward to your photo of this spot. I am sure it will be brilliant as always :)
Manuel Becker Team
Manuel Becker 26.11.2016
Oh nice, I wanted to share this spot too. When I was there the wind was so crazy that I couldn't stand still and it was extremely hard to get a good photo. I really have to take a look at my results and add them to this spot, thanks for adding this one dear Daniel!

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