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8 of the most colorful 'painted' hillsides in the world

By: Bryan Nelson on March 28, 2014, 2:15 p.m.
A person hiking in the mountains of Landmannalaugar

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Multicolored Mountains of Landmannalaugar

Among Iceland's breathtaking highlands, the Landmannalaugar region boasts some of the most surreal multicolored mountains in the world. Their wide spectrum of colors include intense pinks, browns, greens, yellows, blues, purples, blacks and whites. The mountains are composed of rhyolite, an igneous volcanic rock.