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Description: The physical map of Iceland showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Iceland Facts and Country Information...

Iceland is an island country and is located at the meeting point of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. The country is located just south of the Arctic Circle and east of Greenland.

The country covers an area of 103001 square kilometers, making it the 18th largest chunk of land on Earth. The country does not share any land borders. It is 4200 kilometers away from New York City and 860 kilometers away from Scotland.

Most of the country is full of volcanic mountains and glaciers. The three most dominant glaciers are Vatnajokull, Hofsjokull and Langjokull. Vatnajokull is the largest with a staggering surface area of 8300 square kilometers.

The highest mountain in the country is 2110 meters high and is called Hvannadalshnukur whereas the lowest point lies 146 meters beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. The area is highly active as far as volcanoes are concerned and the most active ones are Eldgja, Hekla, Eldfell and Heroubreio.

The country also has a few lakes out of which the Porisvatn is the largest with a volume of 3300 gigalitres and an area of 83-88 square kilometers. The country also has a few important lakes like the Hvita, Krossa, Blanda and Jokulsa a Dal.

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