This website is a portal to Skaftafell´s nature, both for the traveller who wants to enjoy the beauty of one of Earth´s most magnificent nature reserve, and those who wish to stroll into a world of amazing variety when it comes to rocks and Earth history since the onset of the present ice age between 3 and 4 million years ago.

Jóhann Helgason

The website is kept dr. Jóhann Helgason, a geologist who mapped the area´s bedrock geology for many years.

“Friends of Vatnajokull”, a nonprofit fund-raising association for Vatnajökull National Park, supported the construction of this website.

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