The black sand beach ~ Kalapana, Hawaii

Black Sand Beaches: They’re incredible and unusual.The numerous black sand beaches of the world get their unique color from high concentrations of eroded lava and volcanic rock.

Vik is Iceland’s southernmost village and faces the open Atlantic Ocean, framed by a long black volcanic sand beach.  Less than 300 people live in Vik, but it is the biggest settlement for some 70km (43 mi). Click through to read why Vik Iceland is a MUST See!

Vik Iceland, Why It Is A MUST See

Vik is Iceland’s southernmost village and faces the open Atlantic Ocean, framed by a long black volcanic sand beach. Less than 300 people live in Vik, but it is the biggest settlement for some mi). Click through to read why Vik Iceland is a MUST See!

Black beach, Hawaii.

Nereis' land has black sandy surface due to volcanic activity. Regarding the agriculture- containing the volcanic ash and minerals the soil is highly fertile.

Arnessysla, Iceland - More surreal imagery from the Emstrur highlands - black sand and bright green moss-covered mountains | by janet little, via Flickr

Enjoy Iceland with us.is Arnessysla, Iceland - More surreal imagery from the Emstrur highlands - black sand and bright green moss-covered mountains

Two bodies of water merging in the Gulf of Alaska. It is a result of the melting glaciers being composed of fresh water, while the ocean has a higher percentage of salt. The two bodies of water have different densities, therefore making it difficult to mix.

Skagen, Denmark, where the Baltic and North Seas meet. The two opposing tides in this place can not merge because they have different densities.

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Next on our trip list: black sand dunes in Stokksnes, just south of Iceland's Vestrahorn Mountain.

Jökulsárlón, Iceland.  Incredible! Click through to see 15 of the most unique and awesome beaches in the world!

15 of the World's Most Unique & Awesome Beaches

15 of the World's Most Unique & Awesome Beaches - Avenly Lane Travel Jökulsárlón, Iceland. Click through to see 15 of the most unique and awesome beaches in the world!

Black sand beach, Vik, Iceland

malformalady: “Black sand beach, Vik, Iceland ”- It was well worth traveling south of the main airport to see this black beach and area of iceland firsthand.

Turtles on Punaluu Black Sand Beach, The Big Island of #Hawaii

Punaluu Black Sand Beach, The Big Island of Hawaii. Black sands and sea turtles! SO on my bucket list!

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Iceland

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Iceland

Vik is Iceland’s southernmost village and faces the open Atlantic Ocean, framed by a long black volcanic sand beach. Less than 300 people live in Vik, but it is the biggest settlement for some mi). Click through to read why Vik Iceland is a MUST Se

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