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Studlagil Canyon

Stuðlagil is considered to be one of Iceland's largest collections of basalt columns. Stuðlagil is in the glacial river Jökulsá á Dal, there is a marked hiking trail from the farm Grund that will lead you to two scenic points with different views to the gorge.

From the period 1 May - 10 June many pink-footed geese breed along the gorge. Visitors are requested not to come at this time as well as to stay on the marked paths.

Studlagil Canyon
GPS Points N65° 9' 50.030" W15° 18' 22.159"
Postal code

701

Road number

723

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Each town in Austurland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages t, the influence of North European neighbors obvious to everyone. 

The French made a strong impact in Fáskrúðsfjörður where the road signs are made out in French as well as in Icelandic. Norwegian influence is easily detected in the Eskifjörður and Seydisfjörður architecture. No such roots are to be seen in Egilsstadir which is the latest addition to East Iceland agglomeration, founded in the late forties of the 20th century.  

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