River Laxá

Neil Armstrong fishing in River Laxá in 1967. Photo by Sverrir Pálsson

Neil Armstrong fishing in River Laxá in 1967. Photo by Sverrir Pálsson

Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful rivers in Iceland, Laxá is known for its rich fishing for Brown Trout and Atlantic Salmon. This is the river where Neil Armstrong and Bing Crosby whent fishing when they visited Iceland.

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Lake Mývatn
Mývatn is a shallow eutrophic lake in North Iceland, not far from the volcano Krafla. The lake and its surrounding wetlands have an exceptionally rich fauna of ducks and other waterbirds. The lake was created by a volcanic eruption around 2300 years ago, and the surrounding landscape is dominated by majestic lava landforms.