Flaajokull glacier Iceland tongue of the Vatnajokull/ Flaajokull, Iceland// Glacier Flaajokull ( Fláajökull ) is one of the many branches ( tongues ) of the largest in terms of volume of the glacier in Europe - Vatnajokull. It is located in Vatnajokull National Park, created in 2008, following the merger of parks Skaftafell and Jokulsargljufur. The park is also a caldera volcano Askja and six other active volcanoes. The park covers 12% of the country of which he glacier with a volume of 8100 km2, is about 8%. According to the Guinness Book of Records glacier Batnajokull broke the record when it comes on the longest line of sight - in good weather conditions is viewed from the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands - Slættaratindur (from a distance of over 550 kilometers). The glacier Vatnajokull you can get many other languages, but it has just sliding glacier Flaajokull is one of the best places to start climbing. For this place takes off a lot of trekking to the ice caves hidden in the glacier. For the glacier leads several hiking trails. Turning the ring road No. 1 in a gravel road located between farms Lambhus Cottages and Holmur (both offer accommodation) you will reach the parking lot on the river Holmes. Built in 2014 footbridge over the river allows you to quickly and as easily reach the glacier. Navigating without a guide on the glacier is extremely dangerous. Finding the cave on your own or hike on the glacier without proper equipment, can be fatal. Best to use the services of one of the many companies offering tours into the glacier. Glacier Flaajokull plays a key role in shaping the landscape. Over the last century, retreated inland about two kilometers. Visit and check my channel to see more of the most beautiful places on our planet: Feel free to embed on your website any video from this channel via the YouTube player, for commercial or non-commercial use (no need to ask for permission). The videos in the channel are licensed/shared under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You can use parts of the videos (except for the music and intro) for non-commercial purposes, given that you provide proper attribution to this YT channel. Footage and videos can be licensed out by contacting us, we have more aerial and ground shots.