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Thingvellir.

BjoМ€rn Thorsteinsson

Thingvellir.

by BjoМ€rn Thorsteinsson

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Published by Heimskringla in Reykjavík .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJosepsson, Thorsteinn.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 s & 48 s. tavler
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20173335M

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Iceland is divided by the Mid-Atlantic Rift; some parts of it, such as the Westfjords and Reyjavík, are on the North American tectonic plate, while others, such as Vatnajökull glacier and the East Fjords, are on the Eurasian plate.

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