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Large chunks of ice drift slowly across 'Jokulsarlon', the stunning lake that formed by the progressive retreat of Breioamerkurjokull, a glacial snout attached to the much larger Vatnajokull glacier. Jokulsarlon is very young and is a testimony to the rapid change that took place in the area starting in the 1930s. Sixty years ago, ice breaking off the glacier would simply fall into the sea. Today, the large Jokulsarlon lake acts as a large triage area where massive icebergs meanders for days and weeks before they reach a size small enough to pass through the opening that leads to the ocean.
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