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Northern Lights Start Dancing Across Iceland’s Sky

Even though the summer hasn’t come to an end in Iceland yet, the evenings are growing dark and northern lights have been spotted dancing across the sky.


Archive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Photographer Olgeir Andrésson caught a picture of the aurora borealis in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, on Friday, which can be seen on

Solar flares, which cause northern lights, are expected to peak this coming winter, which are likely to result in many sightings of the phenomenon, “and more tourists,” added Olgeir.

Click here to visit Olgeir’s website and here to read more about the sun flares.


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