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Iceland was settled by Norwegian and Celtic immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D. Ingolfur Arnarson â€“ the first settler of Iceland â€“ built his farm on the peninsula where Reykjavik stands today.Reykjavik received its town charter in 1786.
One of Iceland's oldest buildings
Approximately 150 specimens collected.
The 1973 eruption on the Icelandic island of Heimaey is a classic example of the struggle between man and volcanoes. With a heroic effort the people of Iceland saved the town of Vestmannaeyjar and the country's most important fishing port.
The eruption at Eldgja in ~935 AD lasted 3-8 years and produced 19.6 cubic km of lava, making it the largest lava eruption in history.
Halendi desert is situated above 400-500 meters and mostly uninhabitable
1931 - RaufarhÃ¶fn Harbor
193 m high. 730 m long. JÃ¶kulsÃ¡ Ã¡ BrÃº and JÃ¶kulsÃ¡ Ã FljÃ³tsdal Rivers
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Erupted in 1783, devastating farming and fishing, causing famine that killed a fifth of the country's people
Northernmost point of Europe
It is the largest airport in Iceland and the country's main hub for international transportation.