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Tourist stamps by Iceland Post

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Tourist stamps by Iceland Post

A new stamp series has been issued to show the unique beauty of Icelandic nature.

The Landmannalaugar area is a popular tourist destination east of the volcano Hekla. Landmannalaugar are located close to natural geothermal hot springs, also popular with tourists. The area displays a number of unusual geological elements, like the multicolored rhyolite mountains and expansive lava fields which connect to one of Iceland's most active geothermal area. A popular walking path connects Landamannalaugar with Porsmork.

Lake Hnausapollur is close to the road between Landmannalaugar and Sigalda. Hnausapollur is a 30 hectare lake in a crater which formed 1130 years ago in an explosive volcanic eruption. The colour of the lake is blue and the surface is about 570 m above sea level.

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