Hljóðaklettar: the Echoing Rocks

Hljóðaklettar / Hljodaklettar (known also as The Echoing Rocks / The Sound Cliffs / The Cliffs of Sounds) is a group of crater plugs, with basaltic columns, wich fantastical shapes were formed by glacier flooding and river Jökulsá á Fjöllum. It is believed that the sound of running river could be heard here.

Hljóðaklettar is located on Diamond Circle route in Northeastern Region of Iceland. It lies in Jökulsárgljúfur protected area, which is a separated part of the Vatnajökull National Park.

Ξ Vatnajökull National Park website



See also:

Jökulsárgljúfur: Glacial River CanyonÁsbyrgi and Jökulsá á Fjöllum


Iceland on 40thousandkm.com

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