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Odadahraun 1  

Odadahraun 1

13 July Askja / Viti

July 30th 2012
Skirting Odadahraun, a vast lava field so large that it is sometimes referred to as a lava desert, we followed the flow of Jokulsa a Fjollum crossing several of its tributaries. Our destination was the Askja caldera. After a couple of hours the landscape turned to pumice fields before we stopped at the trail head leading into the caldera. Shortly before our arrival we passed through the area where ... read more
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