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Suur, suurem / Big, bigger (6) - Dettifoss

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Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 21 March 2011 in Landscape & Rural.

Dettifoss waterfall in Northeast Iceland is referred everywhere as the most powerful waterfall in Europe in terms of average water flow per second (193 m3/s). Afer some search one can find that Urridafoss, situating in North Iceland as well, is sometimes claimed to have even bigger flow (360 m3/s).

Dettifoss, mis paikneb Põhja-Islandil, on tuntud Euroopa võimsaima joana keskmise vee hulga mõttes (193 m3/s). Siiski leidub ka allikaid, mis väidavad samuti Põhja-Islandil asuva Urridafossi vee voolu olevat veelgi vägevama (lausa 360 m3/s).

Iceland @ August 2010

Canon EOS 500D 1/400 second F/7.1 ISO 800 17 mm

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Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Ossa! Võimas värk!

21 Mar 2011 8:22am

@Tinx: Vägev koht on see tõesti, vett ikka jagub seal :)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Until I saw the car and people I had not realized the scale here - totally amazing !! Must be great to hear it !

21 Mar 2011 10:02am

@Ronnie 2¢: About 100 metres from one side to another, they say.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Looks very impressive . Great shot .

21 Mar 2011 12:14pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Breathtaking!

21 Mar 2011 1:54pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Very beautifully composed and captured! How I'm moved to feel the strength and energy!

21 Mar 2011 2:43pm

Kiki from Ambert, France

Oh ! the power of this fall which the photo is enough to describe ! The landscape is grand and the image magnificent ! Bravo and thank you for your passage on my page:)

21 Mar 2011 4:11pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

awesome dimensions, great pov - a very dynamic image!

21 Mar 2011 5:14pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great picture! Beautiful composition!

21 Mar 2011 6:20pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, Wales., United Kingdom

Fantastic foreground,the car really makes you realise the size of it.

21 Mar 2011 6:54pm

Gilles from Entre Bussy et Bruxelles, France

We can fell the power of the rushing water ... Stunning shot !

21 Mar 2011 7:49pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

HUGE !!!!!!!!!!!

21 Mar 2011 8:47pm