5 December 2016

Cinder cones in Iceland (with lichen)

Posted by Callan

Lichen covers the slopes of a small cinder cone in southwestern Iceland:

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The colonization of the reddish black cinders by the off-green lichens yields a remarkable suite of colors to these volcanic landforms. For instance, here is Grábrókarfell, with its portrait taken from the rim of neighboring Grábrók.

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Link 1.28 Gpx GigaPan by Callan Bentley

Here’s another cinder cones on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula:

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Link 0.82 Gpx GigaPan by Callan Bentley

Enjoy exploring them embedded GigaPans for insights and details.