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Best Attractions by the Ring Road of Iceland

great guide with some places to camp and stop!!! Iceland Ring Road Map + key attractions along Route 1

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from National Geographic News

Space Pictures This Week: Solar Chicken, Aurora Angel, More

Babak A. Tafreshi facebook page We were amazed by the beauty of these dancing curtains of lights. Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights, as appeared over a small sami village in Lapland, northern Sweden, last night. ullyss wanna see northern lights

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from Metro

Scotland's answer to Route 66 voted in world's top five road trips

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The night sky is a dark place, with only the moon and stars to cast any light. But throughout the long winters high in the northern hemisphere there are nights that are illuminated with spectacular displays of green and blue light dancing across the skies. We are talking, of course, about the Northern Lights. The Aurora borealis, to give them their proper name.

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from The Independent

Not just the stuff of legend: Famed Viking 'sunstone' did exist,

It is well known that Viking explorers used the sun and stars to navigate across open seas, but what did they do when the sun and stars weren’t visible? For centuries legends have told of various tools that Vikings used to help navigate, among them the fabled Sunstone. Now, researchers believe they have finally found one of these stones.  Until recently, nothing was found among Viking artifacts that matched descriptions from the sagas. However, researchers now believe the mythic

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Greenland. The Norwegians (typical Norse sense of humor) actually NAMED Greenland, 'Green' though it's totally Ice and Snow __ While Iceland... is Green to a large degree

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Aerial Photos Iceland Rivers byandre.ru http://andre.ru/php/fullscreen-slideshow.php?name=aerial-iceland-rivers #Aerial_Photography #Rivers #Iceland

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