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Pumice from Hekla. Collection: Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W. Pumice from Hekla. 1900 via Cornell University Library

Surrounding the town of 30,000 is everything from New York’s Finger Lakes to northeast woods and farmland to, yes, gorges — lots and lots of gorges. Here’s how to do Ithaca right

Ithaca: The Four-Day Weekend

Surrounding the town of 30,000 is everything from New York’s Finger Lakes to northeast woods and farmland to, yes, gorges — lots and lots of gorges. Here’s how to do Ithaca right

The Alid Volcano is a stratovolcano located in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea in the Danakil Depression

The Alid Volcano is a stratovolcano located in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea in the Danakil Depression

East of Reykjavik, Iceland lies the mountain, Hengill. Hengill was formed from a Palagomite tuff, it is a central volcano and has a giant magma chamber beneath it. When thick basalt lava flows cool, they form hexagonal cracks, called columnar joints. These can be found also in Ireland & Scotland.

East of Reykjavik, Iceland lies the mountain, Hengill. Hengill was formed from a Palagomite tuff, it is a central volcano and has a giant magma chamber beneath it. When thick basalt lava flows cool, they form hexagonal cracks, called columnar joints. These can be found also in Ireland & Scotland.

Thorsmork is the most popular hiking area in Iceland and it is easy to see why. Shielded on three sides by volcanoes and glaciers, this area offers breathtaking scenery. Photo by David Varga.

Thorsmork is the most popular hiking area in Iceland and it is easy to see why. Shielded on three sides by volcanoes and glaciers, this area offers breathtaking scenery. Photo by David Varga.

If you want to come and play we are always up for a few great days of fishing.

If you want to come and play we are always up for a few great days of fishing.

The location of Iceland at the famous edge of the arctic circle and its setting at one of the most active volcano spots makes the tourism industry even popular than it was ever before. It is currently one of the most impressive

The location of Iceland at the famous edge of the arctic circle and its setting at one of the most active volcano spots makes the tourism industry even popular than it was ever before. It is currently one of the most impressive

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