Vestmannaeyjar

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Vestmannaeyjar

(ˌvɛstmænˈeɪjɑː)
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(Placename) a group of islands off the S coast of Iceland: they include the island of Surtsey (emerged 1963) and the volcano Helgafell (erupted 1974). Pop: 4027 (2007). English names: Westmann Islands or Vestmann Islands
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Later they were transferred by lorries and ferry to their new home in Westman Islands. Little White and Little Grey were the first citizens in the world's first open-water sanctuary for beluga whales protection.
"My name," she told us, "means victory!" She worked in a fish factory for over 20 years, gutting and deworming fish, on the Westman Islands, a place known for puffins.
He covers the inception of the Turkish Raid and its central character, strategy and resistance in Southwest Iceland, incursion and salvation in the East Fjords, razzia and martyrdom in the Westman Islands, piracy and defences, warfare or robbery, salvation, cultural memory, and the visible Turkish Raid.
Head to the Westman Islands, off the south coast of Iceland.
Vitali Vitaliev visits the Westman Islands off the southern coast of Iceland--the hub of volcanic activity and the site of a powerful eruption in 1973--to find out how the islanders, and Icelanders in general, have learned to live on top of nature's own powder barrel
Our last day in Iceland was spent in the Westman Islands, a 35-minute flight and highly recommended.
Barring unforeseen events, Philippine trade officials are set to fly to the Westman Islands in Iceland next month for the signing of the joint declaration, which will be held during the EFTA summer ministerial meetings scheduled on June 23.
It has two factories in the Westman Islands off the south coast of Iceland and two in Thorshofn in the north eastern part of the country, with operations divided into three main categories: fishing.
"'Hermann has this way with his questions, they're more like orders,' said James, recalling the job offer, but he has taken to his new life on Heimaey, the largest of the country's Westman Islands.
Released from his pen in the Westman Islands, he was reluctant to join killer whale pods.
In June, after a long winter, Keiko began regular ocean voyages from Westman Islands, his Icelandic home.
The company is called Hvalaferdir ehf and it owns an oak vessel constructed in the Westman Islands in 1973.