Geological map of Iceland
Geological map of Iceland. Map of Iceland showing a number of geological features including volcanoes, glaciers and eruptive fissures. Iceland lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the spreading boundary between the North American and Eurasian plates, and has been formed by successive eruptions of volcanic rock. The map is colour-coded according to when the volcanic rock was laid down.
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Iceland, satellite image. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, just below the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a sparsely populated country of around 300, 000 people and an area of 100, 000 square kilometres. Its capital, Reykjavic, is at the head of the promontory to lower left. The large glacier at centre right is known as the Vatnajokull glacier.
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de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter 3X-GAY
de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter 3X-GAY (msn 553) of Republic de Guinee at London Heathrow Airport, on delivery to Guinee via Reykjavik, Iceland - London-Heathrow, UK - Lisbon, Portugal. Date: 1978
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