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Karahnjukar (Kárahnjúkar) Dam
Karahnjukar (Kárahnjúkar) Dam

No marker available. Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant, Iceland, Egilsstaðir

Standing 193m in height, the controversial Kárahnjúkar Dam and its power station were completed in 2009, producing 690 MW of electricity for the Alcoa aluminium smelter in Reyðarfjörður. The projec...



Dvergasteinn - The Dwarves Rock
Dvergasteinn - The Dwarves Rock

No marker available. Dvergasteinn, Iceland, Seidisfjordur

Dvergasteinn, the dwarves' rock, is situated on the north shore of Seydisfjordur fjord, about 3km from the town.  The prominent rock is easily accessible and visible from the road.  A legend tells...



Halsaskogur Woodland (Hálsaskogur)
Halsaskogur Woodland (Hálsaskogur)

No marker available. Búlandstindur, Iceland, Djúpivogur

Halsaskogur lies adjacent to route 1, near the turning off to Djupivogur, about 2km from the village.  Many towns and villages in Iceland have a local forestry association, whose members in the com...



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Geirstadakirkja Church  (Geirstaðakirkja)
Geirstadakirkja Church (Geirstaðakirkja)

No marker available. Bakki, Iceland, Egilsstadir

The tiny church of Geirstadakirkja by the farm Litli Bakki is a reconstruction of a Settlement Age turf church, built after the remains of an original church were discovered nearby.   The church si...



Bustarfell Museum
Bustarfell Museum

No marker available. Bustarfell Hofsárdalur, 690 Vopnafjörður, Iceland, Vopnafjörður

Bustarfell Museum in Vopnafjordur is one of the most beautiful and best-kept turf-houses in Iceland. Guided tours around the museum are available every day in summer and by arrangement during winter. ...



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East Iceland Emigration Center
East Iceland Emigration Center

No marker available. Hafnarbyggð 4, 690 Vopnafjörður, Iceland, Vopnafjordur

East Iceland Emigration Center focuses on genealogy and Iceland’s history from 1870-1914 and restoring lost family connections between Icelanders and their cousins in the Americas.The Center is locate...



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Djaknadys Burial Cairn (Djáknadys)
Djaknadys Burial Cairn (Djáknadys)

No marker available. Djúpivogur, Iceland, Djúpivogur

Djaknadys 'Deacon's Cairn' is the large mound of rocks by the side of the road on the north shore of Hamarsfjorður, near the head of the fjord. Legend has it that the pastor and deacon of the local...



Kjarvals Hvammur - An Artists Retreat
Kjarvals Hvammur - An Artists Retreat

No marker available. , Borgafjordur eystri

Sited by road 94, about 25 minutes drive north of Egilsstadir, Kjarvalshvammur was the summer cabin of Johannes S. Kjarval (1889-1972).  Iceland's most celebrated painter, Kjarval grew up in the nearb...



Stapavík (Stapavik) Cove
Stapavík (Stapavik) Cove

No marker available. F946, Iceland, Borgafjordur eystri

An easy walk to Stapavik Cove.  Duration: 1.5 hours each way; distance: 4.5 km each way; start/end of the walk: the car park just east of the farm Unaós, on road 94, around 40 minutes drive north of E...



Technical Museum of East Iceland
Technical Museum of East Iceland

No marker available. Hafnargata 44, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, Seyðisfjörður

The East Iceland Technical Museum is housed in two historic buildings in Seydisfjordur.   The old mechanical workshop traces the development of technological innovations during the period 1880-1960...