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See Iceland with Fresh Eyes

See Iceland with Fresh Eyes Unique Visual Experiences of Iceland’s Geological History Much has been written about Iceland’s splendid landscapes in trying ...
vestmannaeyjar

Vestmannaeyjar – Heimaey

The two most momentous events in the history of Vestmannaeyjar are the Turkish raid in 1627, and the Heimaey erup­tion in 1973. Both events resulted in a great ...

Not just Fire and Ice

Investment Opportunities in Iceland When thinking of foreign investment opportunities, a small island nation in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean may not necess...

Tjarnargígur in Lakagígar

Lakagígar The 1783 eruption in Lakagígar is thought to have erupted the largest quantity of lava in a single eruption in historic times and is also the deadli...
iceland

Everything Volcanic

Everything Volcanic World-renowned volcanologist, Haraldur Sigurðsson, creates Iceland’s most comprehensive volcano museum  Snæfellsnes is considered the je...

Hekla – The Gateway to Hell

Hekla – The Gateway to HellHekla is, together with her girlfriend Katla, the best known volcano in Iceland. It is an impressive mountain, as it surmounts most o...

Iceland Erupts!

Þorvaldseyri A new Visitor Centre rises from the ashes of seeming defeat When the now famous Eyfjallajökull volcano erupted in the Spring of 2010, amazing ph...

Lava flowing, and flowing …

The lava swelling to the earth's surface from a crevice in the Ódáðahraun north of Bárðarbunga volcano since middle of August, could by now fill 740 Empire stat...

Lessons from the Eruptions

How Iceland has responded to the volcanic disasters and plans for the future Icelanders have had to deal with 205 volcanic eruptions since the island was sett...

THE HOUSE THAT DISAPPEARED

THE HOUSE THAT DISAPPEARED The Eldheimar Volcano Museum on the Westman Islands None of Heimaey’s 5,300 inhabitants had ever expected that a volcanic eruption...