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The slag crater Kerid is the northernmost one of the crater row called Tjarnarholar. It is elliptic in shape, 270 m long, 170 m wide, and 55 m deep. The pond in it is 7-10 m deep, depending on the ground water level of the area.

This crater row along with the cluster of larger craters further east, called Seydisholar, and the lava field are about 6000 years old. In 1990, a concert was held on a raft on the crater pond with the audience sitting in the grassy slopes inside it. This was repeated on large rubber boats in August 2004 and 2005.

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Comments (11)

Emil.S on June 15, 2012

prekrasno oko...

Nikolay Olkhovoy on June 15, 2012

Интересно

jvsphoto on June 16, 2012

Beautiful landscape picture, Anna! Greetings, Jos.

BOGDAN de Varsovie on June 18, 2012

Excellent picture. LIKE 4. Greetings from Poland. Bogdan

kerid. on June 21, 2012

Very nice the pictures and interesting story miejsca.5512 years of silence, so this is how you load water into his mouth. Greetings Keri.

khoi tranduc on June 24, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

Alireza Javaheri on July 3, 2012
  • Nice shot & beautiful photo - VOTED & LIKE - Best Wishes
Isse on July 5, 2012

Amazing colors from a different nice place!

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Greetings, IC

Georgi Todorov on July 28, 2012

Really incredible scenery!LIKE

Nenad Obradovic on October 21, 2013

Very nice photo L+F

Guizel J.c on November 23, 2013

Beautiful crater and lake

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friendly greetings-j.c

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