Iceland is the land of many beautiful waterfalls. The waterfalls are countless in Iceland and can be found all over the country.
There are about 130 active and inactive volcanoes in Iceland and the most famous is probably Eyjafjallajökull who erupted in 2010.
The Glaciers of Iceland cover 11.1% of the land and the largest one is Vatnajökull Ice Cap who is also largest in area in Europe.
Back in the days the people of Iceland used caves for shelter and today many of those caves can be found all over the country.
Iceland is rather young country in geological context and has very active volcanic and geothermal activity.
The mountains in Iceland are of all sizes and have been shaped for thousands of years by the Icelandic nature.
There are many interesting places in Iceland, from historical sites to amazing climbing areas.
In Iceland there is a LOT of geothermal activity and therefore many hot springs all over the country, some hidden in the nature.
There are many lakes in Iceland and about 20 lakes that are larger than 10km2. Some of them are filled with huge icebergs.
Most beaches in Iceland are different than people are used to because instead of having the white sand they have black lava sand.
There are three national parks in Iceland where the area is protected because of a unique nature or cultural heritage.
The highland of Iceland is mostly uninhabited, the landscape is beautiful with colorful mountains and volcanic desert.
Iceland has many beautifully formed rock pinnacles all over the country, they are usually the home of many birds like the puffin.
There are many interesting island around Iceland that is easy to visit. Vestmannaeyjar island is home to 4000 people.
Geothermal areas in Iceland are popular to visit as there can be found many hot springs and mud pools.
Some spectacular canyons can be found in Iceland and they are easily accessible from the main road.
The fjords in Iceland are around 100 and formed during the Ice Age, most of them are found in the Westfjords and East Iceland.
Most rivers originate from the glaciers of Iceland, they are usually rather short but full of fish like the Arctic Char and Salmon
There is a lot of geothermal heat in Iceland, it is used for bathing, house heating and creating electricity.
During the Ice Age the coastline of Iceland was carved out by the mighty glaciers, creating high cliffs and capes.