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Holuhraun Lava Field Thickens Substantially

Comprehensive cross-section measurements of the eruption in Holuhraun taken from the air on December 30 and January 21 show that the lava field has thickened substantially during these three weeks and that the volume of the lava field is now just under 1.4 km3.

Last McDonald’s Burger in Iceland on Display

The final McDonald’s burger to be sold in Iceland before the chain closed its doors in the country in October 2009 is on display at the Bus Hostel in Reykjavík. The man who purchased the last burger, Hjörtur Smárason, had kept it in his garage for three years before donating it to the National...

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Björk’s Vulnicura

Björk returns to what she does best with an album to be played in full, whilst clutching a photo of love lost.

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Autumn Tours in Iceland

Q: Are there any tours in late October, early October to the West Fjords, Snæfellsnes and Flatey? I know the weather is also very...

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Aluminum Smelters in Iceland

Q: Where are the aluminum factories in Iceland located? Do Icelanders act to prevent environmental pollution? If so, what has been done to...