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|Written by Iceland Review|
|Friday, 13 January 2012 16:00|
Kolgrafarfjörður fjord in Snæfellsnes peninsula is full of herring. However, the herring boats can’t catch it as the bridge at the mouth of the fjord is to low. On the other hand, a herd of killer whales is enjoying a smorgasbord.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. Photo by Páll Kjartansson.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, will be in Copenhagen this weekend, celebrating with Queen of Denmark Margrethe Þórhildur II her 40 years on the throne.
Today, Universal Studios movie Contraband, directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Mark Wahlberg, premiers in 600 US theatres.
Last December, the unemployment rate in Iceland was 7,3 percent.
Last December, a total of 1,400 earthquakes were measured in Iceland. Close to half of them, or 600 in Hengill, 30 kilometers from Reykjavík, and 400 in Katla, the volcano in Mýrdalsjökull. The largest one, 3 on the Richter magnitude scale, was close to Akureyri, North Iceland.
Last year, 95,6 percent of the 565,000 tourists visiting Iceland, travelled through Keflavik airport. In second place, with 2,2 percent, were visitors arriving with ferry to Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.
|Last Updated on Saturday, 14 January 2012 15:46|