14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant bluffs and black sands in Vik

This is a photo of the south shores of Iceland, in the village of Vik. Vik is the southernmost village in Iceland, off the ring road that goes all the way around the island. The photo shows the giant bluffs, black sand, as well as jagged emerging rocks that come from the sea in the winter months of the year, during sunset.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 03.2016
Photo Location: Vik, Iceland
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Drew Montgomery