The woman found dead in Bleiksárgljúfur last week died because of a 30 meter fall over the waterfall in the canyon.
Nature & Travel
A border collie was lost at Keflavík International Airport last Friday when his cage broke whilst being transferred between planes.
The search continues for a woman who disappeared in Fljótshlíð in southern Iceland a week ago, but the number of people searching has now been cut back.
The number of ptarmigan in Iceland has increased by an average of 40 percent between the years 2013 and 2014.
Photographers and non-photographers alike leave Iceland with cameras full of stunning images, so one recent visitor decided to break the mould.
An announcement was recently made on the official Facebook page of Fjallabak Nature Reserve, located in South Iceland, reminding travelers that motor-vehicle traffic is currently prohibited. The post was accompanied by several photos documenting damage done by such traffic.
The forecast is for sun and clear skies across all parts of the country over the next three days.
The temperature is expected to reach up to 22ºC (71.6ºF) with the warmest temperatures forecast for inland in the south and west.
Australian Peter Rolf Hammer, a 69-year-old retired electronic engineer, recently had his images from a five-week trip around Iceland published on Daily Mail Online.
The decision to charge ISK 800 (USD 7, EUR 5) to visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss in Northeast Iceland, as of June 1 has been reversed.
The ice tunnel being constructed in Langjökull glacier is set to open next year. At 300 meters, the man-made ice tunnel will be the largest in Europe and among the largest in the world.
Fox hunter Guðmundur Jakobsson from Bolungarvík witnessed a female fox attack and attempt to kill a baby seal in the West Fjords yesterday morning.
There are signs that a volcanic eruption occurred in Reykjanes Ridge, 400 to 500 kilometers southwest of Iceland, sometime over the past 20 years.
Temperatures reached double digits across all parts of Iceland on Sunday with the warmest temperature recorded in Raufarhöfn, Northeast Iceland: 18.1ºC (64.58ºF).
With one million tourists set to visit Iceland in 2014, the government plans on spending millions to protect the most visited spots.
Puffins have arrived in Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) two weeks later than usual. This is the first time since records began in 1952 that the birds arrive so late.
Israeli photographer Erez Marom recently revealed some secrets behind another of his shots of Kirkjufell mountain, West Iceland, on the website of Digital Photography Review.
A rat bit a 15-year-old boy, Kolbeinn Egill Þrastarson, on the finger in the Vesturbær suburb of Reykjavík yesterday.
A new airline, Greenland Express, will start scheduled weekly flights from Greenland to Akureyri, and then onto Copenhagen and Aalborg this summer.
Three Icelandair flights between Keflavík International Airport and New York and Keflavík and Vancouver were canceled today.
Customs authorities in the East Iceland town of Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland, report that they have seized a significant amount of German wine and sausages from German tour buses arriving on the ferry.
Sigríður Ólafsdóttir, campsite manager at Laugardalur, the capital area campsite, told ruv.is that between 30 and 40 tents were pitched last night when the temperature dropped to +1.5°C (34.7°F).