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Earth from Space: Vatnajökull, Iceland

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Vatnajökull ice cap, in southeast Iceland, in this summery image captured on 6 July 2019.

The SETI Institute and Astrobotic Technology, Inc. are announcing the successful mapping in 3D of the interior of an ice-rich lava tube in Iceland using a LiDAR-equipped drone.

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. As a volcanic island famous for its volcanoes, glaciers, lakes, lava and hot springs, Iceland attracts tourists all year round with its vast array of natural wonders.

Earth from Space: Vatnajökull, Iceland

The Landsat-8 satellite takes us over Iceland's southeastern coast and the Vatnajökull glacier in this false-colour image from 6 September 2014. Glaciers cover 11% of Iceland's landscape, the largest being the Vatnajökull - known as the Vatna Glacier in English - which at 8000 sq km is also the largest in Europe.

Iceland Seen From Orbit

Iceland, dressed in winter white, peaked through a hole in a complex system of clouds in late February, 2015.

Eruption at Bardarbunga, Iceland (true color) Aqua/MODIS 2015/018 01/18/2015 13:10 UTC

Iceland As Seen By Terra

On August 22, 2014 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a true-color image of a sunny summer day in Iceland.

This Envisat image shows us a very rare, cloud-free view of Iceland. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Greenland and immediately south of the Arctic Circle, Iceland is the westernmost European nation, and has more land covered by glaciers than the whole of continental Europe.

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