Iceland is unusually suited for waterfalls. This small island country has a north Atlantic climate that produces frequent rain and snow and a near-Arctic location that produces large glaciers, whose summer melts feed many rivers. As a result, it is home to a number of large and powerful waterfalls. North [edit ] South [edit ] West [edit ] Barnafossar (the Children's Falls) in Hvítá river Glymur in the Hvalfjörður area. At 198m, it was long regarded as the tallest waterfall in Iceland until being surpassed with a new falls by Morsárjökull in 2011. Hraunfossar (the Lava Falls) in birchwoods, a stone's throw from Barnafoss. Westfjords [edit ] East [edit ] See also [edit ] External links [edit ] ^ "Iceland’s Tallest Waterfall to be Named".
List of waterfalls of Europe
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