Iceland - Iceland Iceland, also known as the Land of Fire...

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Iceland Iceland, also known as the Land of Fire and Ice due to volcanic activity and its proximity to the North Pole, is located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Iceland has a population of roughly 310,000 people, a gross national product of 7.99 billion PPP, and has an area of 103,000 square kilometers. Although the area of Iceland might seem pretty large, about eighty percent of Iceland is covered with glaciers and lava deserts. This leaves only 20% of Iceland habitable. Scientists believe Iceland developed approximately 20 million years ago from the ocean floor. Iceland is located on top of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that separates the Eurasian and North American Plates. As a divergent boundary, the two plates pull away from each other, approximately an inch a year, and magma fills the gap that was created. Over time, this gap will fill with water separating Iceland into two separate pieces of land. Iceland is located on top of the Iceland Hotspot. This hotspot is responsible for
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