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Bjarnarflag (Myvatn and Krafla area)
Bjarnarflag (Myvatn and Krafla area)

No marker available. Bjarnarflag, Iceland, Myvatn

The Bjarnarflag Geothermal Station in the Lake Myvatn area is the smallest geothermal station owned by Landsvirkjun and the first of its kind in Iceland. The station generates 3 MW, using the steam fr...



Akureyri Public Park
Akureyri Public Park

No marker available. Botanical Garden Akureyri, Eyrarlandsvegur, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

The Akureyri Public Park was opened in 1912 but the Botanic section in 1957. The park has been enlarged three times since 1912 and is now about 3.7 ha and lies at 40-50 m altitude at Eyrarlandsvegur r...



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David Stefansson Memorial Museum - Akureyri
David Stefansson Memorial Museum - Akureyri

No marker available. Bjarkarstígur 6, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

Davíð Stefánsson, also known as Davíð Stefánsson frá Fagraskógi, (born January 21, 1895, Fagriskógur, Eyjafjördur, Iceland—died March 1, 1964, Akureyri), Icelandic poet and novelist, best known as a p...



Hrossaborg Crater
Hrossaborg Crater

No marker available. Hrossaborg, Iceland, Kópasker

East of the bridge over the river Jokulsa á Fjollum on road 1, take a short detour onto gravel road F88 to Hrossaborg (horse fortress), an explosion crater. The 500m in diameter crater is thought to h...



The Nonni House -  Akureyri
The Nonni House - Akureyri

No marker available. Aðalstræti 54, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

In the oldest part of Akureyri, you will find a small dark wooden house from the 1840’s it is one of Akureyri’s iconic building. It keeps a fascinating story. Would you go on a journey to Mars knowing...



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Dimmuborgir Lava Pillars
Dimmuborgir Lava Pillars

No marker available. Mývatn, Iceland, Mývatn

Duration: 1-1.5 hours. Difficulty: easy walk but the lava is rough in places. Interest: lava pillars, tunnels and caves; flowers and birds. Start/End: Dimmuborgir is accessed by a side road off road 1...



Thingeyrarkirkja (Þingeyrarkirkja) Church
Thingeyrarkirkja (Þingeyrarkirkja) Church

No marker available. , Húnavatnshreppur

Dating from 1864-1877, this church was commissioned by a politician who wanted a grand house of worship on a site of historical and cultural importance, to replace the crumbling turf church. He ordere...



Holar (Hólar) in Hjaltadalur
Holar (Hólar) in Hjaltadalur

No marker available. Hólar, Iceland, Sauðárkrókur

Wedged in a sheltered and scenic valley framed by glaciated mountains, Holar is one of the most famous historical sites in Iceland and was an Episcopal See and an important cultural and religious cent...



Hrisey (Hrísey) Island Trip
Hrisey (Hrísey) Island Trip

No marker available. Hrisey, Iceland, Hrisey

Just 7.5km long and 2.5km at its widest point Hrisey, the large island in Eyjafjordur, has been continually inhabited since Iceland’s early settlement.  Visitors can walk around the small island on...



Blanda Hydroelectric Power
Blanda Hydroelectric Power

No marker available. Blanda-Kraftwerk, Iceland, Blönduós

Construction of the hydroelectric power station was completed in 1992 with three 50MW turbines installed. The river Blanda was dammed to create a 57km2 lagoon and has a capacity of 400GI. From the dam...



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