Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

Started Dec 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
AOKH Senior Member • Posts: 2,675
Re: Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

Hinder wrote:

Great pictures from a beautiful place, looks ccccccold! Why do they call it Iceland?

"The first Scandinavian who deliberately sailed to [Iceland] was Flóki Vilgerðarson [...]. Flóki settled for one winter [...]. It was a cold winter, and when he spotted some drift ice in the fjords he gave the island its current name, Ísland (Iceland)." Ref.

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Regards. Anders

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