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TitleIceland from the West to the South [electronic resource] / by Wolfgang Fraedrich, Neli Heidari
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90863-2
Descript XXIV, 263 p. 243 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

The book thoroughly describes Iceland’s geological development and its current geological processes, taking into account both geographic and geo-ecological aspects. Furthermore, it includes suggested excursions especially for individual tours. The most popular tourist “highlights” (e.g. the Golden Circle with þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geyser) should certainly not be excluded. But there is so much more to explore apart from the main tourist routes - and sometimes only a few kilometers away. Examining various regions of the country, each proposed stop is sufficiently described so that it is easily accessible (especially for individual tourists). A wealth of maps, graphics and images illustrate and supplement the coverage. This invaluable guide is aimed in particular at individual tourists to Iceland. It provides those tourists wishing to explore Iceland on their own with a wide range of suggestions for their trip. In addition, numerous excursion suggestions for the west, southwest and south, including the Westman Islands, are described in detail


CONTENT

Iceland - a Worthwhile and Popular Island to Visit -- Iceland - an Island in the North Atlantic -- Geographical Subspaces of Iceland -- Geology of Iceland -- The Economy of Iceland -- Excursion Proposals


Geology Physical geography Popular Earth Science. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/Q22000 Geology. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/G17002 World Regional Geography (Continents Countries Regions). http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/J19000 Geomorphology. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/J16010 Geophysics/Geodesy. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/G18009



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