Examine Earth processes, witness dramatic geological forces at work, and discuss the science of global climate change with local researchers.
Iceland is a country of extremes, where geysers and lava flows coexist with powerful waterfalls and calving glaciers. Located at the edge of the Arctic Circle, much of the island remains under ice, yet it is also one of the planet’s most volcanically active countries. This summer, travel to the Land of Fire and Ice and take advantage of long days and bright nights to explore the country’s impressive landscapes. Choose either the Photography or Climate & Geology On Assignment and delve into your focus area as you experience the wonders of Iceland up close.
Travel to Iceland this summer and witness the extreme powers of the Earth, exploring and learning about geological wonders from massive glaciers to bubbling geysers. With experienced trip leaders and a National Geographic Explorer, dive into issues of climate and geology and develop skills in photography as you explore Reykjavik, Snæfellsnes, the iconic Golden Circle, and the southern coast. Photograph rushing waterfalls and craggy lava fields, witness volcanism in action, and delve into Icelandic folklore and the island’s rich mythological history.