The date that Iceland got home rule granted was February 1, 1904
2 famous rulers were Vigdìs Finnbogadòttir and Jòañna Siguðardóttir
Some major events in there history were that U.S troops stayed there during WW II
It became self governed in 1918, then proclaimed it's independence in 1944.
In 1400 a plague killed a high percentage of people
Volcanos cause destruction in the 1600's to the 1700's
In 1973 volcano eruptions causes 5,000 people to be evacuated.
Geography of Iceland
By: Kolin And Ian
Some major land forms of Iceland are Hvannadalshnuku volcano and the Vantaj okull glacier.
One major land form is The Great Geyser
Some major bodies of water are the Atlantic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea and the Blue Lagoon
Some major city's are Reykjavik, Kopavogur, Haffhafjordar, and Akareyji.
The population of Iceland is 334,300 as of 2016
Some modes of transportation are a car, a ferry, air, and bus
The cross design is after the Danish flag, and the red stands for the volcano's, the white stands for the snow, and the blue stands for the Atlantic.
When traveling to Iceland remember to:
- Plan ahead
- If driving, stick to appropriate roads
- Take a tour
- DO NOT drive off road
Native animals include:
- Polar Bares
- Arctic Foxes
Some other facts are that they have no forests and a majority of Icelanders believe in elves