Articles in Iceland ( 481 )

481 Articles of interest in Iceland

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  • Kvíslavatn

    Kvíslavatn is a lake in Iceland. The lake is situated in the Highlands of Iceland to the west of Sprengisandur highland road and to the south-east of the glacier Hofsjökull.

  • Kollóttadyngja

    Kollóttadyngja is a volcano in Iceland. Situated in the Ódáðahraun lava-field at (65°12′59.99″N16°33′0.01″W), its height reaches 1,177 metres, with a diameter of 6–7 km.

  • Hálslón Reservoir

    The Hálslón Reservoir is a storage reservoir in Eastern Iceland on the Jökulsá á Dal River. The reservoir stores water for use in hydroelectricity production with the Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant.

  • Hreðavatn

    Hreðavatn is a lake in the west of Iceland. It is situated near Route 1 (the Ring Road) between Borgarnes and the pass of Holtavörtuheiði.

  • Gufunes

    Gufunes is a historical estate and park for sculptures and artwork in northeastern Reykjavík. Today it lies within the Grafarvogur part of the city, located to the southwest and south of the Eidsvik Cove and Geldinganes Headland.

  • Grindavíkurvöllur

    Grindavíkurvöllur is a multi-use stadium in Grindavík, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Knattspyrnudeild UMFG.

  • Breidholt College

    Breidholt College (Icelandic: Fjölbrautaskólinn í Breiðholti) is an Icelandic gymnasium. Founded in 1975, the school currently has a student population of around 2800 people divided between about 1600 students in morning classes and about 500 studen…

  • Fagurhólsmýri

    Fagurhólsmýri (63.883333°N 16.65°W) is a small village in southern Iceland, located roughly ten kilometres south of the Oraefajokull volcano.

  • Búlandstindur

    Búlandstindur is a mountain in Eastern Iceland between the bays Berufjörður and Hamarsfjörður. Mt. Búlandstindur is 1,069 metres (3,507 ft) above sea level.

  • Barðaströnd

    Barðaströnd is an area of historical interest in northwestern Iceland. It is the coast between Vatnsfjörður and Sigluneshlíðar in southern Westfjords region.

  • Æðey

    Æðey is a small island in the Westfjords region of Iceland. It is inhabited by a single family and is a private family farm focused on environmentally sound eider down farming. The island is approximately 2 km (1 mi) by 0.5 km (0.3 mi). The highest …

  • Við Djúpið

    Við Djúpið is an annual music festival and a series of summer courses held in the Westfjords of Iceland around summer solstice. The event offers a series of concerts and master classes.

  • Urriðafoss

    Urriðafoss is a waterfall located in the river Þjórsá in southwest Iceland. In the early days of power companies plans were to build a power plant in Urriðafoss and make a railway to Reykjavík from the waterfall.

  • Sultartangalón

    The lake Sultartangarlón is situated in the Highlands of Iceland to the north of the volcano Hekla. It is a reservoir of the river Þjórsá.

  • Stóra-Björnsfell

    Stóra-Björnsfell is an elongated medium-sized tuya located in Iceland. It contains pillow lava, hyaloclastite and sheet lava. The volcano formed when a subglacial eruption occurred beneath an ice sheet during the last ice age.

  • Skarð, Iceland

    Skarð is a small village and church parish in southwestern Iceland in the Rangárþing ytra municipality (before 2002: Landsveit), Rangárvallasýsla county, and Southern Region, along road 26 (Landvegur), northwest of Hekla.

  • Munkaþverá (monastery)

    Munkaþverá (transliterated as Munkathvera) was a Benedictine monastery in Eyjafjörður, Iceland. It was established around 1155 and was abolished when the country was reformed in 1550. The monastery is best known about its early Abbot Níkulás Bergsso…

  • Miðfjörður

    Miðfjörður is a small fjord in the northwest of Iceland. Miðfjörður is fed by the river Austurá, is roughly 2 km (1 mi) wide and 10 km (6 mi) long, and empties onto Húnaflói bay. The town of Hvammstangi is on the eastern slope of the fjord.