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Iceland Collection (#3)

Background imageIceland Collection: Northrop N-3PB -only 24 built for Norway and based in I

Northrop N-3PB -only 24 built for Norway and based in Iceland flew as No330 Squadron RAF from April 1941 through early 1943

Background imageIceland Collection: Four-horned ram (Ovis aries) and horns of the

Four-horned ram (Ovis aries) and horns of the Iceland sheep and Cretan sheep.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Siblys Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageIceland Collection: Atlas by Fern㯠Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern

Atlas by Fern㯠Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern
Atlas by Fern㯠 Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern Europe. Renaissance art. Miniature Painting. PORTUGAL. Lisbon. National Archive of the Tower of the Tombo

Background imageIceland Collection: American occupation of Iceland by G. H. Davis

American occupation of Iceland by G. H. Davis
The USA in European waters: American occupation of Iceland during the Second World War. A detailed relief map of Iceland, its fjords and mountains, showing distances from America

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar

Iceland - Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar
Heimaklettur: The highest rock formation in Vestmannaeyjar, a town on the island of Heimaey, Iceland. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Car on road within Almannagja Canyon, Thingvellir

Iceland - Car on road within Almannagja Canyon, Thingvellir
A car gingerly navigates along a pass within the Almannagja Canyon - a natural fault line within the Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Armstrong Whitworth Whitley VII of 612 Squadron takes off

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley VII of 612 Squadron takes off from Iceland. A censor has painted out the wing and fuselage ASV aerials

Background imageIceland Collection: Larus glaucoides, Iceland gull

Larus glaucoides, Iceland gull
Plate 282 from John James Audubons Birds of America, original double elephant folio (1834-35), hand-coloured aquatint. Engraved, printed and coloured by R. Havell (& Son), London

Background imageIceland Collection: Calcite Iceland

Calcite Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Calcite (Iceland spar)

Calcite (Iceland spar)
A specimen of Iceland spar from Rodefjord, Iceland. Transparent crystal composed of the mineral, calcite (calcium carbonate) which has unusual property of double refraction

Background imageIceland Collection: BERTELLI, Fernando (16th century). Map of Iceland

BERTELLI, Fernando (16th century). Map of Iceland, 1566. Engraving. FRANCE. Paris. Mus饠 National de la Marine (Paris Navy museum)

Background imageIceland Collection: Picture No. 10082205

Picture No. 10082205
Landing dried cod at Reykjavik. Date: 1875

Background imageIceland Collection: Laundry in a hot spring - Reykjavik, Iceland

Laundry in a hot spring - Reykjavik, Iceland
Women do their household laundry in a hot pool - Reykjavik, Iceland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland, Reykjavik

Iceland, Reykjavik
Iceland, the capital city - Reykjavik. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland, Reykjavik - The cemetery

Iceland, Reykjavik - The cemetery Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: The Flag of Iceland

The Flag of Iceland - from a French postcard series showing national flags. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Geyser, Iceland

Geyser, Iceland
The great geyser of Hekla (or Hecla), one of several associated with this volcano. Date: 1850

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Bondaboer

Iceland - Bondaboer. A group of villagers with their dogs standing in front of their houses with turf roofs. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Jean Charcot Photo

Jean Charcot Photo
JEAN BAPTISTE ETIENNE AUGUSTE CHARCOT - French explorer and oceanographer, son of the eminent doctor, drowned in shipwreck off Iceland : in 1910. Date: 1867 - 1936

Background imageIceland Collection: Pardon at Paimpol

Pardon at Paimpol
Pardon religious festival for the fishermen from the Iceland fisheries, at Paimpoul, Brittany Date: 1898

Background imageIceland Collection: Holidays in Scandinavia, Iceland and Finland

Holidays in Scandinavia, Iceland and Finland
Cover illustration for Holidays in Scandinavia, Iceland and Finland, with Cooks and Dean & Dawson. A female deer herder stands on a grassy hillside with two deer

Background imageIceland Collection: Hekla / Iceland

Hekla / Iceland
Icelands most active volcano. During the Middle Ages, it was known as the Gateway to Hell

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Mount Hekla

Iceland Mount Hekla
Distant view of Mount Hekla, an active volcano

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Dettifoss

Iceland Dettifoss
The fall of Dettifoss

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Coast View

Iceland Coast View
Shipping off the Iceland coast

Background imageIceland Collection: Icelandic Bishop

Icelandic Bishop
A bishop is consecrated, medieval Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Icelandic Sea Creatures

Icelandic Sea Creatures
Mysterious objects seen, shadow-like, beneath the sea off the Iceland coast

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Thingvalla

Iceland Thingvalla
The Almanaggia is a picturesque crevasse near the Thingvalla, the valley where the Thing - the ancient parliament of the island - was wont to convene

Background imageIceland Collection: REYKJAVIK

REYKJAVIK
View of the capital city in 1911

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Gullfloss

Iceland Gullfloss
The Gullfloss, a spectacular waterfall on the Hvita

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Volcano

Iceland Volcano
The volcano Oskja-Gja, in the Valna-Jokul

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland Hot Springs

Iceland Hot Springs
Hot springs near Reykjavik

Background imageIceland Collection: Hekla Volcano C16

Hekla Volcano C16
Mount Hekla, in SW Iceland, where eruptions are known since the 12th century, and two other volcanoes of the region

Background imageIceland Collection: Wayland the Smith

Wayland the Smith
At a cromlech in Ashbury, called Wayland Smiths Cave, a traveller could get his horse magically re-shod. It is said that Wayland learned his craft from the dwarfs of Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Fierce Wind Off Iceland

Fierce Wind Off Iceland
Fierce winds off Iceland batter the coast

Background imageIceland Collection: Naddod Discovers Iceland

Naddod Discovers Iceland
Viking explorer Naddod discovers Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Ice-Grotto in Iceland

Ice-Grotto in Iceland
Visitors viewing by torchlight the interior of the ice-grotto in the Surtshellir (Black Cavern), Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Fishing / Iceland / 1555

Fishing / Iceland / 1555
Fishing off the coast of Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Bewick - Iceland Sheep

Bewick - Iceland Sheep
Though most sheep have two horns, some have four or even eight. However, Bewicks MANY-HORNED SHEEP seems to have three

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland / Le Strockur

Iceland / Le Strockur
Le Strockur, an Icelandic geyser



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