Glacier lake of Jokulsarlon – or Jökulsárlón - is located in South East Iceland, at the foot of Europe’s biggest glacier Vatnajökull. Jökulsárlón is the best known and the largest of a number of glacial lakes in Iceland. When Vatnajokull began its retreat from the shore of south Iceland around 1935, it left behind a lagoon around 330 feet (100 meters) deep, filled with cold melt water and huge icebergs that head out to the sea. The lake grew to at least 18 square km in size due to heavy melting of the glacier. Vast icebergs of astounding colors and shapes are calving off the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. Jokulsarlon is a very rainy place, even by Icelandic standards, but if you are lucky enough to be there at a sunny day, or evening, you will agree it is one of the greatest natural wonders in the world.

 
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