Tag Archives: IS – Vatnajökull National Park – dynamic nature of fire and ice

Limited Number of Tourists Allowed in Some Ice Caves; Iceland Monitor

A limited number of people will from now on be allowed to visit ice caves and to go glacier hiking within five areas in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park.

Source: Limited Number of Tourists Allowed in Some Ice Caves

Glaciers of the World: Los Glaciares National Park; Vision Times

Los Glaciares National Park is situated in the Argentinian part of Patagonia and is spread over an area of 1,794 acres. The park gets its name from the fact that almost half of the area is covered by glaciers. It is the largest national park in Argentina and was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.

Source: Glaciers of the World: Los Glaciares National Park – Vision Times

Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region; Unesco

Source: Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region

55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography; Stephanie Kay-Kok; The Photo Argus

Sunsets are reliably beautiful subjects and backgrounds for photography. Even when they’re not colorful and majestic, they still create a lovely change in lighting, which can make boring scenes look suddenly magical. But sunsets can also be frustrating, especially for beginners. When a sunset is particularly gorgeous, you can feel discouraged trying to capture its…

Source: 55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography – The Photo Argus

UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site; A Rawlings; Reykjavik Grapevine

Source: UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine

What Worries Iceland? A World Without Ice. It Is Preparing; Liz Alderman; NY Times

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The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures; Fontaine Cheng; Prestige Online

UNESCO’s 2019 World Heritage List includes 29 new sites featuring some of the world’s natural and cultural wonders. See the full list in pictures here.

Source: The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures

Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

Source: Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List – Rus Tourism News

Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change; Malay Mail/AFP

Source: Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change | Malay Mail

Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites; Elaine Thelen; World Economic Forum

Here are some of the remarkable natural and cultural landmarks UNESCO has awarded special status to this year.

Source: Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!; Iceland Naturally

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

Source: Iceland Naturally | Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

50 of the best views in the world; Darcy Schild; Business Insider

From ancient archaeological sites to natural canyons and cliffs, here are 50 of the most incredible views in the world.

Source: 50 of the best views in the world

Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site; Andie Fontaine; Reykjavik Grapevine

Your favourite national park is now a recognised World Heritage site, UNESCO has announced, giving Vatnajökull an even higher standing.

Source: Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine