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|True to its name, Iceland is shown here covered in a white blanket of ice and snow. Low layers of clouds float over the Greenland Sea (left) and the Atlantic Ocean (bottom). Iceland’s southern, low-lying coastlines are greyish-tan, while the rest of the island remains pristine white. |
|Vatnajoekull on Iceland is Europe´s largest glacier. It cover around 8.000sqkm which is about 8% of the whole island.|
There are several active volcanoes underneath the iceshield.
|A few popular places in Iceland (incl. overlay Jokulsarlon).||04/03/2006||1,248|
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Snæfellsjökull is a strato volcano with a glacier on its top. It is situated on the most western part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland. The mountain is one of the most famous sights of Iceland, primarily due to the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), written by the French author Jules Verne, in which the protagonists find the entrance to a passage l...
|It's a therminal hotspot in Iceland, very good place to take a bath ||08/19/2005||953|
|A freat Airport in Iceland.|
|Also known as Bouvetoya Island, this island was in the movie AvP as the site of the Predator's pyramid. The location in the movie (according to their satellite images) of the island is incorrect. I'm working on another image overlay for their island location.||12/15/2005||835|
|It's an overlay of Europa Island which is a natural reserve under French sovereignity near Madagascar.||02/19/2006||419|
|It's an overlay of Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean. It's an uninhabited island.|
|The island shown here is Pitcairn Island, the island on which the sailors from the British ship HMS Bounty settled after their mutiny in 1790. High cliffs surround most of the island, making access difficult—likely a primary reason the mutineers chose Pitcairn. The center of the island is green, covered with a dense forest. The island’s only inhabitants (descendants of the Bounty mutineers and ...||08/02/2006||1,565|
|Akpatok Island lies in Ungava Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Accessible only by air, Akpatok Island rises out of the water as sheer cliffs that soar 500 to 800 feet (150 to 243 m) above the sea surface. The island is an important sanctuary for cliff-nesting seabirds. Numerous ice floes around the island attract walrus and whales, making Akpatok a traditional hunting ground for native Inuit peo...||10/27/2005||494|
|Herbert Island, one of the Islands of Four Mountains group, sits to the west of the island of Chuginadak, from which it is separated by the Chuginadak Pass. (Chuginadak is visible at lower right, with Carlisle Island at upper right). Measuring measuring 10 km across, Herbert Island rises to a heigh of 1,280 m. The summit is topped by a 2 km wide caldera.||06/15/2006||993|