The geology here in Thingvellir National Park is simply amazing. Igneous rock is in evidence everywhere, as you would expect in the rift valley of an active volcanic region.
But it’s the sheer cliffs lining the Almannagjá fault gorge which I found most fascinating.
This next image is of the nearby, very quaint Thingvellir Church:
But let’s return to looking at the Almannagjá fault and it’s vegetation:
For some really fascinating reading on the geology of this area, see Geology and tectonics of Þingvellir.