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Reservoir near Búðarhálsvirkjun.

Maps with Sunken Road Still for Sale

A stretch of road, sunk underwater in the creation of a reservoir for the Búðarháls hydroelectric plant in southern Iceland, still appears on road maps sold around Iceland today.

Gathering sheep in Tungnarétt, South Iceland

Map of Sheep Roundups

If you’re planning to take part in the sheep roundups in Iceland, there is now a tool available to make your life easier.

Could America Have Looked Like This?

Icelandic journalist Illugi Jökulsson has written an article about what could have happened, if the settlements established by Icelander Leifur Eiríksson in North America had been permanent and Nordic people had gone to other parts of Vinlandia.

Holuhraun eruption

Maps of Earthquakes each Day

The Icelandic Met Office has now issued a new feature to its website, showing the most recent earthquakes at Bárðarbunga on maps that are updated more or less continuously.