Where . is . Iceland . on the world map?. Do you think it’s cold or hot in Iceland?. 77 degrees in July and not a lot of snow during the winter.. Who discovered Iceland? . American . Indians, Vikings or Christopher Columbus? . ID: 311231
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Where is Iceland on the world map?
on the world map?Slide2
Do you think it’s cold or hot in Iceland?
77 degrees in July and not a lot of snow during the winter.Slide3
Who discovered Iceland? American Indians, Vikings or Christopher Columbus?
Vikings discovered Iceland in 874 ADSlide4
What is a Viking?
Any of the Scandinavian seafaring pirates and traders who raided and settled in many parts of northwestern Europe in the
Statue of Leif Ericksson
He died in 1050. Tha was 962 years ago!Slide6
What language do Icelanders speak?
Icelandic! But many speak Danish and English as well as they have to learn it in school starting at age 11!Slide7
What is their money called?
What colors are on their map?Slide9
Is Iceland flat?
Nope! Lots of mountains and glaciers…the average height is 500 ft above the sea!!Slide10
Heightened seismic unrest seen under Vatnajökull, An Icelandic glacierSlide11
The island is highly geologically active with many volcanoes, notably
On 21 March 2010, a
in the south of Iceland erupted for the first time since 1821, forcing 600 people to flee their homes.Slide13
Eyjafjallajökull major eruption, photo taken May 10, 2010Slide14
The animals of Iceland include the
, the sturdy
, and the
How many Santa Clauses do they have in Iceland?
We have 13 Santa ClausesSlide20
The 13 Yule Lads in Iceland are our equivalent to Santa ClauseSlide21Slide22