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The Church Floor - Kirkjugólfið

These hexagonal like tiles look every bit as if they were man-made, but they are a completely natural phenomena. Kirkjugólfið or ‘The Church Floor’, is an 80 m² expanse of columnar basalt stone slabs which have been eroded and shaped by glaciers and waves.

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