This is now deepest lake in Iceland, thanks to melting glaciers

Mother Nature Network: This gorgeous but frigid scene is Jökulsárlón, perhaps the most famous lake in Iceland. Located at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, the lake first appeared only in 1934-1935. Since then, it has continued to grow at varying rates based on the speed of glacier melt. Only a handful of years ago, it became the deepest lake in Iceland at over 814 feet deep. The floating icebergs that have calved from the glacier are a big tourist and photographer attraction, and a variety of companies......

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