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Kerið

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Kerið is a volcanic crater lake located in the Grímsnes area in south Iceland
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Bjarki Og Steinunn
Bjarki Og Steinunn
August 08, 2019
Kerið is approximately three thousand years old, making it roughly half the age of most volcanic calderas found in Iceland. This is the major reason as to why Kerið’s slopes are red in colour, rather than a volcanic black; the iron deposits are, geologically speaking, fresh. This vivid redness is…
Anna
Anna
August 06, 2019
Great natural phenomen to visit with great views.
Vilhjalmur
Vilhjalmur
May 14, 2019
This is only 2 km away from the cottage
Sölvi
Sölvi
March 12, 2019
The pot is a crater in Grímsnes. It is 270 m long and about 170 m wide. The crater is 55 m deep and in it is a pond. The depth of the pond depends on the groundwater level, it is 7 to 14 m deep. The vessel was previously considered a blast furnace, but now it is believed that it is a fall after the…
Ethna
Ethna
February 25, 2019
The crater Kerið was formed about 6,500 years ago and lies at the northern end of a row of craters known as Tjarnarhólar. It is oval, about 270 m long, 170 m wide and 55 m deep: the depth of the water at the bottom varies between 7 and 14 m. According to an old tradition, a rise in the water level…