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Iceland Djúpalónssandur

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A beautiful black beach made of sand and pebblestones directly under the Snæfellsjökull glacier, which gives to the place an unique contrast.

There are a British trawler Epine GY7 remains that wrecked here on the beach at night on 13 march 1948.

Travel Information

At the very west end of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland. There is quite a huge parking lot with toilets nearby, then the Djúpalónssandur beach is just 5 minuts away.

GPS coordinates of the Djúpalónssandur beach: 64.751865, -23.901326
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 04:39 - 22:24 | current local time: 16:42
Locations west iceland
Photo Themes Volcanic rocks
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