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Drifting into the sunset

Þingvellir, ("Thing Fields"), anglicised as Thingvellir, is a place in the administrative district of Bláskógabyggð in southwestern Iceland, near the Reykjanes peninsula and the Hengill volcanic area. It lies in a rift valley that marks the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

Þingvellir was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a site of historical, cultural, and geological importance. Together with the waterfall Gullfoss and the geysers of Haukadalur, Þingvellir is part of a group of the most famous sights of Iceland, the Golden Circle.

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