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Leiðarendi lava cave

Leiðarendi is a lava tube located in a lava field close to Bláfjöll, the Blue Mountains, in southwest Iceland. These beautiful and natural wonders are created by flowing lava under the earth after a volcanic eruption. Journeys in its depths reveal a wealth of knowledge about Icelandic history, geology and folklore.

The cave draws its name from the skeleton of a lamb found inside the cave when it was first discovered. Leiðarendi means "End of the road" as it sure was for the lamb that got trapped inside some hundred years ago.

Location: Road 417, parking, near Bláfjöll