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Kleifarvatn, on the peninsula south-west from Reykjvaik.
This is my first picture of Iceland, fresh from my trip in february. I just came back today. I spent 1 week in the south-west part of the island.

View from the gravel road 42 between Hafnarfjorður and Krísuvík. Krísuvík is one of the 4 volcano fissure sytem (type crater row) oriented SW-NE part of the western rift zone (mid-atlantic ridge). The others are Reykjanes, Brennisteinsfjöll and Hengill.

From Wikipedia:
Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland, situated in the southern part of the peninsula.The lake's greatest depth is 97 m. After the big earthquake in 2000, the lake began to diminish, and 20% of its surface has since disappeared.

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