Links related to Iceland presented in somewhat random fashion:
Icelandic Has the Best Words for Technology
The Wrong Way to Visit Iceland – Bloomberg
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach is a must-see in Iceland
Dýrasta bílastæði í heimi?
Visitors at Seljalandsfoss waterfall complain over parking fee: “World’s most expensive parking”
The country that tourism has taken by surprise – BBC
Iceland and the Trials of 21st Century Tourism
– The Atlantic
Good pod! Iceland opens Europe’s biggest whale museum – The Atlantic
Food feast in Hraunsvík – @Hljodmynd
Ten things to know about the literary city
Taste of Iceland
Ríkisútvarpið RUV – The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – is an independent public service broadcaster, formally owned by the Icelandic state
Elsewhere on the Web
Iceland Premier Tells Nation to Go Fishing After Banks Implode
Iceland: From Crisis to Constitution
Investing in Iceland
http://icelandreview.com – @Iceland_Review
http://www.icelandnaturally.com – @IcelandNatural
http://www.visir.is – @visir_is
http://www.ruv.is – @RUVfrettir
We are too small a country to sustain such a big banking system. We have fantastic resources and an abundance of green energy and we will now utilize that and the other resources we have, the ocean and human capital.
– Geir Haarde, Iceland Prime Minister, advising his fellow citizens to go fishing after the country’s banking system imploded
Elsewhere on the Web
Antique Maps of Iceland
Iceland on Maps – Cartographic History of Iceland
Iceland Road Map (PDF 170 Kb)
National Land Survey – Iceland Maps on the Web
Icelandic Met Office
Öræfajökull Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈœːraivaˌjœːkʏtl̥]) is an ice-covered volcano in south-east Iceland, at the southern extremity of the Vatnajökull glacier and overlooking the Ring Road between Höfn and Vík. It is the largest active volcano in the country, and on the summit crater‘s north-western rim is Hvannadalshnúkur, the highest peak in Iceland at 2,110 metres (6,920 ft). Geographically, Öræfajökull is considered part of Vatnajökull, and the area covered by glacier is within the boundary of Vatnajökull National Park.
The Goðafoss is a waterfall in Iceland. It is located in the Bárðardalur district of Northeastern Region at the beginning of the Sprengisandur highland road. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.