Articles in Iceland ( 481 )

481 Articles of interest in Iceland

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  • Helgafell

    Helgafell ("holy mountain") is a small mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula of Iceland. The mountain is 73 metres (240 ft) high, and a temple in honor of Þór was built there by the first settler of the area, Þórólfr Mostrarskegg.

  • Gullbringusýsla

    Gullbringusýsla was a county of Iceland, located in the Southern Peninsula region. Its cities were Hafnarfjörður, Reykjanesbær, Garður, Sandgerði, Vogar and Grindavík.

  • Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík

    The Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík (Icelandic: The Free Church in Reykjavik) congregation was established in Reykjavík in the autumn of 1899. It had an initial membership of 600 which soon rose. The foundation of the Free Church did not spring from any doct…

  • Þórshöfn

    Þórshöfn is a small fishing village in northeast Iceland, located on the northern coast of the Langanes peninsula on the Þistilfjörður bay.

  • Vikin Maritime Museum

    The Vikin Maritime Museum is a maritime museum in the capital of Iceland, Reykjavík. The museum is located by the old harbour and was established in 2005. There are seven exhibitions at the museum displaying Icelandic maritime history from the early…

  • Sandgerði

    Sandgerðisbær is an Icelandic municipality located in southwestern Iceland on the Southern Peninsula. The land area of Sandgerðisbær is covers the entire western coast of Miðnes (Rosmhvalanes) north from Garðskagi to Ósabotnar in the south. Inland t…

  • Reykjahlíð

    The village of Reykjahlíð has approximately 300 inhabitants and is situated on the shores of Lake Mývatn in the north of Iceland.

  • Kerlingarfjöll

    Kerlingarfjöll (1,477 m (4,846 ft)) is a mountain range in Iceland situated in the Highlands of Iceland near the Kjölur highland road. The volcanic origin of these mountains is evidenced by the numerous hot springs and rivulets in the area. And inde…

  • Hvítá, Árnessýsla

    Hvítá (engl. white river) is a river whose source is in the glacier lake Hvítárvatn at Langjökull glacier in the highlands of Iceland at (64°37′N19°50′W).

  • Hlíðarfjall

    Hlíðarfjall (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈl̥iːðar̥ˌfjatl̥]) is a mountain located west of the Icelandic town Akureyri in Eyjafjörður. It is the site of one of two major ski resorts in Iceland.

  • Geirfuglasker

    Geirfuglasker ("Great Auk rock") was a small islet near Reykjanes, Iceland. It was volcanic rock with steep sides except for two landing places. The rough surf around the island usually made it inaccessible to humans, and one of the last refuge for …

  • Commercial College of Iceland

    Verzlunarskóli Íslands (English: The Commercial College of Iceland) is an Icelandic gymnasium. It was founded in 1905 and is the oldest private school in Iceland. The school is located in Reykjavík and has more than 1200 students.

  • 2008 Iceland earthquake

    The 2008 Iceland earthquake was a doublet earthquake that struck on May 29, 2008 at 15:46 UTC in southwestern Iceland. The recorded magnitudes of the two main quakes were 5.9 Mw and 5.8 Mw, respectively, giving a composite magnitude of 6.1Mw. There …

  • Papey

    Papey (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈpʰaːpˌeːi]) is an island near the east coast of Iceland in the municipality Djúpavogshreppur and is about 2 square kilometres (0.77 sq mi) in extent, the highest point on the island being about 58 meters above sea l…

  • Hamrahlid College

    Hamrahlid College (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) or MH is a public gymnasium (Icelandic: menntaskóli), located in Hlíðahverfi, Reykjavík, Iceland.

  • Lundey

    Lundey, literally "Puffin Island" in Icelandic, is a small, uninhabited island off the western coast of Reykjavík, Iceland. It is about 400 meters long and 150 meters wide. Its highest point lies about 14 meters above sea level. The island serves as…

  • Kaplakriki

    Kaplakriki is a multi-purpose stadium in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar. The stadium holds over 6,000 spectators and has offers 3050 seats.