A committee researching guidelines for establishing a national park in the central highlands of Iceland has submitted its final report to the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources.
Yesterday afternoon, the body of a man was accidentally discovered near the Askja caldera, in the Icelandic highlands.
There is interest among certain members of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, to put the central highlands of Iceland on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
A mission statement was signed yesterday regarding the establishment of a national park in the central highland of Iceland.
Though summer in the Icelandic highlands has been cold, with snow still on the ground in some parts, the number of visitors has not gone down since last year. The huts at Landmannalaugar opened on June 15, a little later than last year due to snow, and have been full almost every night since....