Painting by Johannes s. Kjarval from Gálgahraun from 1955.

Gálgahraun (Gallow´s Lava)

Gálgahraun (Gallow´s Lava) is a unique lava field in Álftanes, at the north end of Garðahraun at Lambhúsatjörn Pond. The lava originates from Mt. Búrfell above Hafnarfjörður. It is a part of a much larger lava flow from about 8000 years ago, known as Búrfellshraun.