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Project at Jökulsárlón

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Project at Jökulsárlón

Jökulsárlón

Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Q: The webcam at Jökulsárlón shows some sort of road or dike being built across the river. What’s happening?

Martin, US

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A: What you see being built is not a bridge but a levee, intended to prevent the nearby bridge on the Ring Road from being damaged by large pieces of ice, carried by the current from the glacial lagoon.

VH