Barnafoss is also known as Bjarnafoss, which was its previous name. Barnafoss is near Hraunfossar which burst out of Hallmundarhraun which is a great lava plain. Barnafoss is a waterfall in Western Iceland, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Reykjaví…
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Ófærufoss is a waterfall situated in the Eldgjá chasm in central Iceland.
Stokkseyri is a small town in Southern Iceland, with a population of around 445.
Skagaströnd is a town and municipality on the north coast of Iceland, on the east coast of the bay Húnaflói.
The mountain range Kverkfjöll (1,764 m) is situated on the north-eastern border of the glacier Vatnajökull in Iceland. With their glacier Kverkjökull, they are to be found between the Vatnajökull and the Dyngjufjöll (s. Askja). The mountains are sti…
Jökulsá á Fjöllum is the second longest river in Iceland (206 km). Its source is the Vatnajökull glacier. It flows into the Greenland Sea.
Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður.
The Faxi (or Vatnsleysufoss) waterfall is located on the Golden Circle, a popular tourist trail east of Reykjavik.
Eyrarbakki is a fishing village on the south coast of Iceland with a population of about 570 people, not including inhabitants of the prison located there.
Borgarfjörður (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈpɔrkar̥ˌfjœrðʏr̥]) is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes. Although the waters of Borgarfjörður appear calm, the fjord has significant undercurrents and shallows.
Austurvöllur is a public square in Reykjavík, Iceland. The square is a popular gathering place for the citizens of Reykjavík, and especially so during good weather due to the prevalence of cafés on Vallarstræti and Pósthússtræti.
Þjórsá is Iceland's longest river at 230 kilometers (about 143 miles).
Þjófafoss (Thjofafoss) is located on the river Þjórsá on the east side of the Merkurhraun lava fields in the south of Iceland, at the southwest tip of the hill Búrfell. A viewing point for the waterfall can be accessed by a gravel track that leads a…
Viðey (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈvɪːðei]; sometimes anglicised as Videy) is the largest island of the Kollafjörður Bay in Iceland, near the capital of Reykjavík.
Stöðvarfjörður is a village in east Iceland.
Sprengisandur is a highland plateau in Iceland, defined roughly as the area between the Hofsjökull and Vatnajökull glaciers.
Sauðárkrókur Airport (IATA: SAK, ICAO: BIKR) is an airport serving Sauðárkrókur, a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland.
The Rauðhólar ("red hills") are remnants of a cluster of pseudocraters in Elliðaárhraun lava fields on the south-eastern outskirts of Reykjavík, Iceland.
Hornafjörður Airport or Hornafjordur Airport (IATA: HFN, ICAO: BIHN) is an airport serving Höfn, Iceland.
Hjálparfoss (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈçaul̥parˌfɔsː]) is one of several waterfalls in the south of Iceland situated in the lava fields north of the stratovolcano Hekla near the point where the rivers Fossá and Þjórsá join. Hjálparfoss is located a…
Grímsey Airport (Icelandic: Grímseyjarflugvöllur) (IATA: GRY, ICAO: BIGR) is an airport serving Grímsey, a small island 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Iceland.
Like the Háifoss, the small valley Gjáin with its small waterfalls, ponds, and volcanic structures is situated in the south of Iceland.
Egilshöll is a multi-purpose sports facility in Reykjavík, Iceland. It features three football pitches, an ice rink, an arena, shooting range and tennis courts.
Búðir (also named Búdir) is a small hamlet in Búðahraun lava fields in Staðarsveit, which is in the western region of Iceland, on the westernmost tip of the Snaefellsnes peninsula where Hraunhafnará falls to the sea, the original old name of Búðir h…
Borgartún is a street in Reykjavík, Iceland, that in years leading up to the country's economic crisis became the centre of the city's financial district.
Þórisvatn, is the largest lake of Iceland, situated at the south end of Sprengisandur highland road within the highlands of Iceland.
Ísafjarðarbær is a municipality of Iceland in the Westfjords region, created in 1996 from Flateyrarhreppur, Ísafjarðarkaupstaður, Mosvallahreppur, Mýrahreppur, Suðureyrarhreppur and Þingeyrarhreppur.
Vogar is a small town in the south-west of Iceland.
Skeiðará (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsceːiðarau]) is a relatively short glacier river (about 30 km long).
Ráðhús Reykjavíkur' (English: Reykjavík's City Hall) is situated by the Tjörnin in Reykjavík. It houses the offices of the mayor of Reykjavík, a café and a large 3D map of Iceland.
Orkuveita Reykjavíkur (English: Reykjavík Energy) is an Icelandic utility company that provides electricity, geothermal water for heating, and cold water for consumption and fire fighting. It also operates a data-utility network and waste-treatment …
Kjósarhreppur is a municipality in Iceland.
KR-völlur is a football stadium in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Jólnir was formerly a volcanic island south of Iceland. It was a former vent of Surtsey, along with Syrtlingur and Surtla. It emerged from the ocean as a result of active plate tectonics between December, 1965 and July, 1966. Oceanic erosion cyclica…
The National University Hospital of Iceland (Icelandic: Landspítali). The hospital offers diverse clinical services in outpatient clinics, day patient units, inpatient wards, clinical laboratories and other divisions. The hospital’s support division…
Hellnar is an ancient fishing village, a cluster of old houses and buildings situated close to Arnarstapi on the westernmost part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland.