Dyrhólaey in South Iceland

The small peninsula, or promontory Dyrhólaey (elevation: 120 meters), formerly known as “Cape Portland” by seamen, is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from the village of Vík í Mýrdal. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island. It is thought to have been created during a submarine volcanic eruption approximately … Continue reading Dyrhólaey in South Iceland