Interesting Photo of the Day: Iceland’s Dragon Rock

The breathtaking Icelandic landscape strikes again! On the eastern shore of the Vatnsnes peninsula lies Hvítserkur, a 15 meter high basalt stack formed by centuries of water and wind erosion. Photographer Brian Rueb visited the stack and captured this incredibly vibrant image of the iconic rock:

rock formation in Iceland

“Rock of Ages” by Brian Rueb (Via Imgur. Click to see full size.)

Hvítserkur rests in Northwest Iceland and has become quite the popular subject for landscape photographers. The rock sits alone in a bay, set against mossy rocks and black sand. It is said to look like a dragon drinking, can you see it?

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One Comment

  1. Loren Nelson says:

    Great shot. I was in Iceland for 2 1/2 weeks in September and shot Hvítserkur at high tide. The beauty of the foreground rocks at low tide is remarkable. Nicely done.

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