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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. |
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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||932|
|A freat Airport in Iceland.|
|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||1,207|
|It's an overlay of Surtsey Island in the south of Iceland.||01/11/2006||703|
|Mountain ranges in Iceland look like dragon claws||03/28/2006||511|
|Laki or Lakagígar (Craters of Laki) is a volcanic fissure situated in the south of Iceland, not far from the canyon of Eldgjá and the small town Kirkjubæjarklaustur, in Skaftafell National Park.|
Laki is part of a volcanic system, centering on the Grímsvötn volcano and including the Eldgjá canyon and Katla volcano, and lies between the glaciers of Mýrdalsjökull and Vatnajökull, in...
|The Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project, named after Mount Kárahnjúkur, is located in Iceland. It is a hydropower dam project with a reservoir, 60km of underground watertunnels, a large turbine cavern inside a mountain, and power lines to an aluminium smelter.|
The project involved damming two rivers in eastern Iceland—the Jökulsá í Fljótsdal, source to the Lagarfljót lake, and the Jök...
|Under-constructed opera- Reykjavik Opera, will be finished for one more year due to the collapse of the bank Landsbanki. After economic crisis many banks in Iceland were bankrupt because the improper economic policies.|
|1973 the island's inhabitants had to be temporarily evacuated to the mainland (Iceland, to the north) because of a volcanic erruption. No one was hurt but 400 houses were destroyed. More details and pictures can be found here: http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/volc_images/europe_west_asia/heimaey/heimaey.html||08/13/2005||536|