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Dive and Snorkel the Silfra Fissure, Iceland

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Silfra in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland – DIVE.IS

Date: July 29, 2014

The Silfra Fissure is located in the National Park Thingvellir which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its cultural and historical significance, as well as for its natural beauty and geological uniqueness.

Silfra is the plate tectonic boundary or the fissure between the North American and Eurasian Continents which are drifting apart at approximately two centimeters per year. Know as one of the top dive sites in the world, visibility at the Silfra Fissure is 100 metres.

Links:

http://www.dive.is/dive-sites/silfra/

http://www.dive.is/diving-snorkeling-tours/snorkeling-day-tours/silfra-snorkeling-day-tour/