Arctic Henge - Raufarhofn
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 12 Aug 2021

Arctic Henge - Raufarhofn, 8/12/2021, National Geographic Endurance

  • Aboard the National Geographic Endurance
  • Iceland

Today on the National Geographic Endurance we took a very special after-dinner excursion to the Arctic Henge in Raufarhofn, one of the most remote villages in Iceland. The Arctic Henge is Iceland’s largest open-air art piece. It consists of large stone arches intentionally placed to line up with the midnight sun, acting like a huge sundial. It celebrates Icelandic culture with allusions to mythology and folklore. It is the brainchild of Erlingur Thoroddsen and is still under construction.

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