1. Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev took these unbelievable aerial shots in Iceland.
2. The rivers flow down volcanoes and black volcanic sand.
3. And break up into a complex system of capillary streams.
4. To get a sense of the river’s grandiosity, try to find the tire tracks.
5. In this one, you can see an extremely tiny gathering of gulls on the left.
6. There’s also a flock around the bottom left of this image.
12. Iceland is a little smaller than Kentucky or Cuba.
13. The striking landscapes were formed by volcanic eruptions and carved by glaciers.
14. Glaciers still cover 10% of Iceland and can sometimes be black from volcanic ash.
15. There are 35 active volcanoes on or around the island.
16. Which create the opportunity for these gorgeous images.
For more of his work, visit Andre Ermolaev’s site.