Skógafoss one of the biggest waterfalls in Islande!

Skógafoss one of the biggest waterfalls in Islande - Culture's Ways

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Skógafoss is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline.

The Skógafoss

The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 15 metres (49 feet) and a drop of 60 m (200 ft). Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces, a single or double rainbow is normally visible on sunny days. According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area, Þrasi Þórólfsson, buried a treasure in a cave behind the waterfall.

The legend continues that locals found the chest years later, but were only able to grasp the ring on the side of the chest before it disappeared again. The ring was allegedly given to the local church. The old church door ring is now in the Skógar museum.

Image : Trevor Cole
Text : Wikipedia contributors. “Gullfoss.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2 Dec. 2017. Web. 10 Dec. 2017.

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