All these cones on Solheimjokul are alluvial cones. Sediment and ash collects in hollows on the glacier and manages to insulate the ice so it melts slower than the area surrounding it. When the ice surrounding it has reduced due to melting, picturesque cones are left behind.

All these cones on Solheimjokul are alluvial cones. Sediment and ash collects in hollows on the glacier and manages to insulate the ice so it melts slower than the area surrounding it. When the ice surrounding it has reduced due to melting, picturesque cones are left behind.

On rare occasions Snefellsjokul is cloud free. On a clear day the mountain glacier is visible from Reykjavik which is more than 100 km away. Its a inactive volcano and the lava in from is overgrown with moss.

On rare occasions Snefellsjokul is cloud free. On a clear day the mountain glacier is visible from Reykjavik which is more than 100 km away. Its a inactive volcano and the lava in from is overgrown with moss.