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people relaxing at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
June 9, 2016

Dip Into the Blue

One of Iceland’s most visited attractions, the man-made Blue Lagoon in Reykjavík remains at a constant temperature between 98 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit (37 to 40 degrees Celsius). The lagoon’s water is said to improve some skin conditions, such as psoriasis.

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Photograph by Slawek Kozdras, National Geographic Your Shot

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