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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Impassable

The Ófærufoss waterfall is part of the Nyrðri-Ófæra river, often called the "impassable northern river." The river flows into Eldgjá, or the "Canyon of Fire."

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2018
Photo Location: Ófærufoss, Iceland
Camera: X-T2
Copyright: © Andro Loria
Awards
Photo of the Day: 06.02.18
Editor's Pick
Finalist