Tidal pool and anchor on Heimaey island, Iceland
Tidal pool, lava rocks and rusted anchor on Heimaey, Westman Islands, Iceland
Beach where the Turkish pirates landed on Heimeaey in 1627
The beach where the Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) started. These were a series of slave raids that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627.
Town of Heimaey
The town of Heimaey rests at the foot of a mountain in the Westman islands, located off the south coast of Iceland.
Statue in memory of Icelandic settlers of Utah
Statue on Heimaey island commemorating the Icelandic Mormons who emigrated to Utah starting in the mid-19th century.
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