Waterfalls in Evindarhólar

Skógafoss

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Skógafoss (pronúnciase ˈskou.aˌfos) ye una cascada asitiada nel percorríu del ríu Skógá, al sur d'Islandia nos cantiles de l'anterior mariña. La mariña reculó escontra'l mar (güei ta a una distancia d'alredor de 5 km dende Skógar), los anteriores cantiles marinos permanecieron, paralelos a la mariña a lo llargo de cientos de kilómetros, creando xuntu con dellos montes una frontera clara ente les tierres baxes costeres y les Tierres Altes d'Islandia.

La Skógafoss ye una de les cascaes más grande del país con un anchor de 25 metros y una cayida de 60 metros. Por cuenta de la cantidá d'espluma que produz costantemente la cascada, un arcu iris simple o doble ye de normal visible nos díes soleyeros.

Según la lleenda, el primer colonu viquingu na zona, Þrasi Þórólfsson, soterró una ayalga nun covarón detrás de la cascada. Un mozu local atopó l'arca años dempués, pero yera namá capaz de garrar l'arandela nel llau de l'arca primero que sumiera dempués.

Nel llau oriental de la cascada, un senderu pa escursionismu lleva hasta'l pasu Fimmvörðuháls ente los glaciares Eyjafjallajökull y Mýrdalsjökull. Baxa a Þórsmörk nel otru llau y sigue como la famosa Laugavegur a Landmannalaugar.

Vease también

Cascadas de Islandia

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Leonard Lin
30 June 2017
This place is awesome. Be sure to climb the steps and head up the trail for bonus prettiness. Also the first tour buses arrive at 8:30am, so plan accordingly! (It's much better without huge crowds)
Hendy Ongkodjojo
12 March 2016
The trip up to the top of Skógafoss may be a bit challenging and it's certainly nearly impossible in winter with all the iced steps though once atop, the view is grand and amazing.
Jeff Forbes
6 August 2018
If you walk up the stairs and go past the gate, you can do a nice 5 mi. out and back hike that gives you a private waterfall tour. For the more adventurous, you can thru hike to Thorsmork (15mi).
SmS K
23 July 2019
One of the landmark waterfall of Iceland. Compared to the other waterfalls in northern area such Godafoss, Dettifoss, Selfos etc it has clear water. Don’t forget to hike up to see it from the top, too
Majed Alashari
6 August 2019
One of the most beautiful waterfall in Iceland. It is next to highway No. 1 with big car park that is few steps away from it. Also, there is a caravan park in front of it.
J Wet
17 October 2019
Truly powerful foss. Impressive. The stairs to the top are tough and windy but if you walk the trail above for a mile or so it is quite rewarding.
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0.1km from Gönguleið um Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland

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Wed 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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