Gullfoss Falls video

Gullfoss Falls video

ICELAND Gullfoss Golden waterfall ( Golden Circle ) Phantom 4 aerial drone view. Gullfoss Falls, Iceland/ Gullfoss (Golden waterfalls, Golden water) is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world. In many rankings occupies a position in the first decades. Although it is not the most powerful waterfall in Iceland it is certainly is one of the most scenic and at the same time the most popular tourist attractions of the country. The waterfall is located in the south-western part of the island and is part of the attraction known as the Golden Circle (Golden Circle). It is composed of water from the river Hvita (White river), coming off a 32-meter chasm. The waterfall consists of two enormous yet very spectacular cascade. The former is 11 meters and the other is situated at an angle relative to the first is up to 21 meters. The flow of the waterfall is estimated at nearly 400 cubic meters of water, among other things, for this reason, in 1920 the project of construction of a dam and hydroelectric power. Despite opposition from the owner of the land, foreign investors obtained from the Icelandic Government permission to carry out the relevant work. This situation has led to numerous protests, including the daughter of the owner in the parliament, which has threatened that if the government does not terminate the agreement, he would throw himself into the abyss of a waterfall. Finally, investors have not fulfilled all the formalities and the contract expired. Gullfoss Waterfall owes its name to the golden sands of the water splashing in the light of the sun with a protruding rock. On sunny days, the water hover numerous colorful rainbows.

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