The visibility is stunning as a mild current guides snorkelers through a narrow canyon in a vast lava field between the North America and Eurasian continents. It takes 20 years for the melt waters from nearby Langjökull glacier to filter through the lava field and into the fissure, resulting in some of the clearest water found anywhere on Earth.
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The visibility is stunning as a mild current guides snorkelers through a narrow canyon in a vast lava field between the North America and Eurasian continents. It takes 20 years for the melt waters from nearby Langjökull glacier to filter through the lava field and into the fissure, resulting in some of the clearest water found anywhere on Earth.

© David Noyes 2007

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