Die another day filming location - Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie
N 64° 02.895 W 016° 10.862
28W E 442335 N 7102925
Quick Description: Die another day filming location is situated in Jökulsárlón, Iceland.
Location: Iceland
Date Posted: 7/3/2012 2:28:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMET1J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
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Long Description:
Jökulsárlón (literally "glacial river lagoon") is a large glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park.

Situated at the head of Breiðamerkurjökull, it evolved into a lagoon after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

The lake has grown since then at varying rates because of melting of the Icelandic glaciers. The lagoon now stands 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) away from the ocean's edge and covers an area of about 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi). It recently became the deepest lake in Iceland at over 248 metres (814 ft) depth as glacial retreat extended its boundaries. It is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland.

Jökulsárlón has been a setting for four Hollywood movies -- A View to a Kill, Die Another Day, Tomb Raider and Batman Begins -- in addition to the reality-TV series Amazing Race.

Choreographing the car chase scene, which was once called one of the greatest movie car chases of all time, between a Jaguar and Aston Martin, a set that was created for the film at the location of the lagoon was a challenge to 'Action Unit' Director Vic Armstrong, of the Bond film Die Another Day.
Location type: Movie

Movie or Book Title: Die another day

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