Gullfoss waterfall

Gullfoss has been one of Iceland‘s main attractions for decades. Being about 32 meters high, the streaming water descends into a canyon with verges that are about 70 meters high. Gullfoss is located in the river Hvítá, which runs from Langjökull, one of Iceland‘s glaciers.

Gullfoss is a nature reserve but in the beginning of the 20th century locals disputed whether it should be harnessed for energy or not. At that time, nature conservation was a virtually unknown concept to people. In the end the idea of conservation had the upper hand. Nevertheless, Gullfoss wasn't recognized as a nature reserve until the eighties. In fact, it was considered as an option for energy utilization until then.

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