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Bronze 2022 Nature / Aerial

Námaskarð (Iceland)

  • Photographer
    Salvatore Petrantoni
  • Prize
    Bronze in Nature / Aerial

A geothermal region with boiling sulfuric mud springs and steam vents, Námaskarð is located at a short distance from huge volcanic mountain Krafla. Námaskarð, Hverarönd is an expanse of fumaroles, hot springs, mud pools, and mud pots. In this stunning arctic dessert, you will find boiling water and lands. Due to the hot surface, there is no vegetation found at Námaskarð geothermal area. The constant emission of acids has made the surface completely sterile and acidic. The presence of colorful minerals at this site provides an amazing panoramic view. Natural black rivers and boiling pools emit