Surtsey

Brief description

A volcanic island approximately 32 km from the south coast of Iceland, Surtsey is a new island formed by volcanic eruptions that took place from 1963 to 1967. It is all the more outstanding for having been protected since its birth, providing the world with a pristine natural laboratory

Unesco WHS list ref:  1267

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Þingvellir National Park

Brief description

The National Park where the Althing, an open-air assembly representing the whole of Iceland, was established in 930 and continued to meet until 1798. Over two weeks a year, the assembly set laws – seen as a covenant between free men – and settled disputes.

Unesco WHS list ref:  1152

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