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Rescue workers.

Rescue Teams on Their Way to Vatnajökull Glacier

15 Feb 2022 Fifty rescue workers from nine rescue teams are on their way to Vatnajökull glacier, due to an emergency signal, received from a personal location beacon early this morning.

The dome is very colorful.

Enormous Ice Cave Discovered in Iceland

16 Nov 2021 Earlier in the fall, a new and unusually large ice cave was discovered on the east side of Langjökull glacier in Iceland.

Breiðamerkurjökull glacier.

Video of Six Weeks of Rapid Glacial Melting: Wake-Up Call

11 Nov 2021 A time-lapse video, published by Sky News yesterday, showing the rapid melting of Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, Southeast Iceland, has received a great deal of attention.

iPhone 13 Ad Shot on Langjökull Glacier

25 Sep 2021 A great deal of secrecy surrounded the arrival of a foreign film crew in Iceland last month.

The mouth of the cave.

The Mouth of a Melting Cave

20 Mar 2021 An ice cave in Kötlujökull, South Iceland - a glacier which extends from Mýrdalsjökull glacier, north of the mountain Hafursey - has lately been a popular destination for people who take organized tours in this area.

From an ice cave in Vatnajökull glacier.

Limited Number of Tourists Allowed in Some Ice Caves

16 Oct 2020 A limited number of people will from now on be allowed to visit ice caves and to go glacier hiking within five areas in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park.


Breathtaking View of Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

12 Sep 2020 You may have visited Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and sailed between the icebergs which break off from Breiðamerkurjökull glacier.

Ok, the glacier that once was.

Icelandic Glaciers Rapidly Retreating

9 May 2020 The newsletter Melting Glaciers, which has just been published online, reveals that glaciers in Iceland have been rapidly retreating for 25 years.

Drangajökull glacier in September, 2001.

Drangajökull Glacier Could be Gone by 2050

6 Feb 2020 Drangajökull glacier in the West Fjords of Iceland could disappear in the next 30 years.

Should Yellow Alert Require Cancelation?

24 Jan 2020 A yellow weather alert does not automatically mean that organized trips in Iceland must be canceled.

Waiting for help inside the crammed vehicle.

‘This is How You Die in Snow’

14 Jan 2020 We reported last week that 39 tourists were successfully rescued from Langjökull glacier on January 7, after being caught in a blizzard during a snowmobile tour organized by Mountaineers of Iceland.

On a cloudy day, the blue color dominates.

Captivating Colors of Newly Found Ice Caves

8 Dec 2019 Three beautiful ice caves were recently discovered in Skeiðarárjökull glacier, an outlet glacier from the southern part of Vatnajökull glacier.

A large chunk of ice from Fjallsjökull glacier falls into Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon.

Glacier in Motion

6 Sep 2019 Nature was on the move when Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson recently visited Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon

A view of the disappearing Ok.

Memorial Service for Glacier

19 Aug 2019 Numerous people attended a memorial service yesterday for the glacier Ok in the Icelandic highlands. A plaque was placed where the glacier used to be.

Glaciers on the south side of Vatnajökull "dig their own graves."

They ‘Dig Their Own Grave’

30 Jul 2019 “Almost all glaciers being monitored in Iceland are retreating, and this is their response to a warming climate.”




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