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On The Golden Circle tour and just by Skálholt, there is a group of craters, including the 55 m deep explosion crater Kerid that harbours a small green lake. This crater is a result of an old explosion crater in the Grímsnes region about 3000 years ago. It is now filled with water, creating a lake whose steep circular slopes resemble an ancient amphitheatre. Indeed, once a rock concert was held on a floating raft on the lake, with the audience standing in a circle around it.
FAQ about Kerið Crater
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