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Iceland

Iceland, officially the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country situated at the confluence of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
The country has a population of about 320,000 and a total area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), which makes it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík, with the surrounding areas in the southwestern region of the country being home to two-thirds of the country's population. Reykjavik is the most northern capital in the world. Iceland is volcanically and geologically active. The interior consists mainly of a plateau characterised by sand and lava fields, mountains and glaciers, while many glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands. Iceland is warmed by the Gulf Stream and has a temperate climate despite a high latitude just outside the Arctic Circle.
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Smoked Puffin Skaftafell Glacier Tongue Shelter from Katla Love-sick Farmer?
Old 'International' Tractor Fordson Major Skaftafell Glacier Tongue Continental Drift Mountain Farm
Mid-summer Snow-Bridge Beware the Kelpie Bog Cotton (Eriophorum angustifolium) Misty Mountain - Late Evening Suganda Fjord - midsummer
Round Bale Press ... Vicon RF 130 BalePack Húsavíkurkirkja (1907) Husavik Harbour Vestmannaeyjar Humpback Whale-watching
Gullfoss –  Golden Falls Midnight Sky Fish Farming Icelandic Cows Blue Icebergs
Lupinus nootkatensis (Nootka lupin) Unapproved Shortcut Humpback Whale Mýrdalsjökull Glacier Golden Falls
Bog Cotton (Eriophorum angustifolium) Vital Bridge Three Red Roofs Mid-Atlantic Rift Valley Lake Örćfajökull
Sudureyri Harbour Blue Icebergs Black Sheep by the Sea Gardening Crew Gullfoss
Viking Sheep Gardar - Grounded Sheep School Road Building - Route 1 Artic Tern  (Sterna paradisaea)
Morning Sea Mist Eider Takeoff Geyser Pool Sunshine Waterfall Midnight at the Oasis
Strokkur Geyser Humpback - Fluke Suđureyri Church Midnight Sunset - Greenland Sea Vesturfarasetrid –  Icelandic Emigration Center
Bay of Houses Thrift (Armeria marítima) I'm going on my Holidays Seaweed Sheep No stopping her now!
Red Rocks New Holland Tractor Sigurdur Bog Cotton (Eriophorum angustifolium) Red Steeple
Dettifoss Round Up Blow-Hole Mountain Farm Skógafoss Waterfall
Lunch Golden Falls Route 1 -  Ring Road - 828 mi. Primary Colours Blowing
Sea-Stack Blue Icebergs Four Seasons Penguin Rock Icelandic Monster
Dettifoss 1 in 10,000,000 Seals She's gonna blow! Fumaroles - Haukadalur Valley
Thar she blows! Road Warrior Abandoned Homestead Misty Landscape The Pot is Empty
Gullfoss –  Golden Falls Vatnajökull – Glacier of Rivers Glacial River Lagoon Blue Restaurant Misty Mountain
Blue Icebergs Jökulsá á Brú Dynjandi Blue Icebergs Mountaineers of Iceland
1627 Turkish Invasion Three's Company Misty Route 939 –  Summer Only Blue Lagoon
Short Summer Mossy Rocks Whalewatching Troll Filling up / Getting Ready!
Monster Museum Tie a Yellow Ribbon Hair-pin Bends Greenland Sea - Midnight Sunset How the West was Won!
Raudasandur –  Red Sands Isafjordur Mountain Farm Last Light – Eyjafjordur Concrete & Steel
Close of Day Blue Lagoon Muddy Icebergs Isafjordur Midday Eider Ducks –  Midnight Sunset
Orange Lighthouse Mid-summer Melting Un-named Waterfall - Route 939 Four-Wheel Drive
Route 1 Single-Lane Bridge Abandoned Homestead Foggy Roads Midnight Sunlight Blue Icebergs
Sleepy Puffin Downtown Drangsnes Takeoff Dettifoss Eider Duck Escape
Whooper Swans Icelandic Rocks Un-named Waterfall - Route 939 – Summer Only Route 939 – Summer Only Cygnus cygnus - Whooper Swan + Three Cygnets
Strokkur Geyser Full Throttle! Road Building - Route 1 Road Works Driving off-road is not allowed
Zetor-7211 + Round Bales Bildudalur Dettifoss Hot-Spot Water Dance
Long & Winding Road Waterfront Tide's Out Mountain Hut Road Maintenance Crew
Gardar - Grounded Thrift (Armeria marítima) Blue Icebergs Road Building - Route 1 Welcome to the Town
Eider Duck Midnight Sunset String of Ponies Red & Blue Red House
Last Light Whale-watching Lonely Waterfall Church Interior Church on a Hill
Tour-Bus in a Hurry Westernmost Road in Europe ... @ 1 am Blanket on the Ground? Abandoned Homestead Clouds in the Valley
Day-Trip Continental Divide Blue Icebergs Cloud Blanket Whale-watching
 Cygnus cygnus Summer Meadows Summer in Iceland Summer Meadows Arctic Terns attacking Sheep
Suspicion Snowflake Foggy Morning