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Caves in East Iceland

Geologist of Breiðdalssetur measured and mapped three caves in East Iceland by wish of locals: Skriðnahellir close to Borgarfjörður eystri in May 2016, Þjófahola in Álftafjörður in June 2016 and a cave on Fljótsdalsheiði in September 2017. Martin Gasser is an experienced speleologist. The results are visible below:

SKRIÐNAHELLIR in Njárðvík bay close to Borgarfjörður eystri

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Video by Hlýnur Sveinsson who grave the cave up. It disappeared under a landslide 20 years ago.

Ruv article from May 23rd 2016 

 

 ÞJÓFAHOLA in Álftafjörður

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Ruv article from July 16th 2016           Article on homepage of Djúpavogshreppur community

 "Expedition videos" by Andrés Skúlason":

Þjófahola Álftafirði Djúpavogshreppi 5 juní´2016 1 þáttur part 1   -   Þjófahola 2 þáttur Martin sígur niður part 2  

Þjófahola 3 þáttur part 3  -   Þjófahola uppdráttur ferðalok part 4

Article in East Iceland magazine Glettingur 22 (2000) - Sigið í Þjófaholu í Álftafirði - by Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson

Cave on Fljótsdalsheiði, Fljótsdalshérað

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