Kolbeinsey

Kolbeinsey RidgeMevenklint
Kolbeinsey (or, Kolbeinn's Isle, Seagull Rock, Mevenklint, Mevenklip, and Meeuw Steen) is a small islet 105 km off the northern coast of Iceland, 74 km north-northwest of the island of Grímsey.wikipedia
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Grímsey

GrimseyGrimsey Island
Kolbeinsey (or, Kolbeinn's Isle, Seagull Rock, Mevenklint, Mevenklip, and Meeuw Steen) is a small islet 105 km off the northern coast of Iceland, 74 km north-northwest of the island of Grímsey. A submarine eruption was reported in 1999 near the Kolbeinsey Ridge northwest of Grímsey.
Grímsey is the northernmost inhabited Icelandic territory; the rapidly disappearing islet of Kolbeinsey lies some 60 km farther north, but is uninhabitable.

Iceland

IcelandicISLRepublic of Iceland
Kolbeinsey (or, Kolbeinn's Isle, Seagull Rock, Mevenklint, Mevenklip, and Meeuw Steen) is a small islet 105 km off the northern coast of Iceland, 74 km north-northwest of the island of Grímsey. The island is the northernmost point of Iceland and lies north of the Arctic Circle.
The island of Grímsey on the Arctic Circle contains the northernmost habitation of Iceland, whereas Kolbeinsey contains the northernmost point of Iceland.

Islet

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Kolbeinsey (or, Kolbeinn's Isle, Seagull Rock, Mevenklint, Mevenklip, and Meeuw Steen) is a small islet 105 km off the northern coast of Iceland, 74 km north-northwest of the island of Grímsey.

List of extreme points of Iceland

Extreme points of Icelandeasternmost pointnorthernmost point

Kolbeinsey Ridge

A submarine eruption was reported in 1999 near the Kolbeinsey Ridge northwest of Grímsey.
The volcanic islands Kolbeinsey and Grímsey lie along the Kolbeinsey Ridge.

List of volcanoes in Iceland

200 volcanoesIcelandic volcanoesvolcanic zones of Iceland

List of islands of Iceland

List of islands off IcelandIslands of Icelandminor islands of Iceland

Arctic Circle

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The island is the northernmost point of Iceland and lies north of the Arctic Circle.

Basalt

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A basalt landform, devoid of vegetation, it is subject to rapid wave erosion and is expected to disappear in the near future, probably around the year 2020, based upon current rates of erosion.

Vegetation

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A basalt landform, devoid of vegetation, it is subject to rapid wave erosion and is expected to disappear in the near future, probably around the year 2020, based upon current rates of erosion.

Erosion

erodedglacial erosioneroding
A basalt landform, devoid of vegetation, it is subject to rapid wave erosion and is expected to disappear in the near future, probably around the year 2020, based upon current rates of erosion.

Skagafjörður

SkagafjordSkagafjordurSkagafjörður bay
It is named after Kolbein Sigmundsson from Kolbeinsdal in Skagafjörður who is said to have broken his ship there and died with his men.

Submarine eruption

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A submarine eruption was reported in 1999 near the Kolbeinsey Ridge northwest of Grímsey.

Mid-Atlantic Ridge

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Kolbeinsey is the only subaerial expression of this portion of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

Pleistocene

Pleistocene epochLate PleistocenePleistocene era
It formed during the late-Pleistocene or Holocene.

Holocene

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It formed during the late-Pleistocene or Holocene.

Helipad

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It had been found that almost a half of the helipad which was laid with concrete in 1989 had been destroyed when a large piece of rock separated from the rest of the island.

Jan Mayen

Jan Mayen Island
It lies 600 km northeast of Iceland (495 km (305 mi) NE of Kolbeinsey), 500 km east of central Greenland and 1000 km west of the North Cape, Norway.

Nanoarchaeum equitans

NanoarchaeumNanoarchaea
Nanoarchaeum equitans is a species of marine Archaea that was discovered in 2002 in a hydrothermal vent off the coast of Iceland on the Kolbeinsey Ridge by Karl Stetter.

Ignicoccus

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They were discovered in Kolbeinsey Ridge north of Iceland and in the Pacific Ocean (at 9 degrees N, 104 degrees W) in 2000 (Huber et al., 2000).