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5 Themes of Geography of ICELAND

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Gurmehak Turna

on 7 May 2013

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ICELAND The 5 Themes of Geography of The 5 Themes of Geographic Inquiry: 1) Location
2) Place
3) Human-Environment Interaction
4) Movement
5) Region Location Latitude = 64.8343° N
Longitude = 18.9770° W ICELAND REYKJAVIK, ICELAND LATITUDE = 64.1333° N
LONGITUDE = 21.9333° W - Iceland is south of the Arctic Circle

- It is located just west of the Prime Meridian

- Iceland is Located north of the Atlantic Ocean

- Is southwest of the country Greenland - Reykjavik is Located at Iceland's coast

- The city's topography consists of peninsulas and coves

- It also has some island's that were one connected to the mainland during the last ice age Biome: TUNDRA As a result, Iceland gets around 4 hours of sunlight on its shortest day in the winter. During the summer, it receives almost 24 hours of daylight. Where is it? Why is it there? What are the consequences
of it being there? Place Human: The people of Iceland Share a love for...
Art (drawing)
Food The main language spoken is Icelandic Physical Characteristics: Many glaciers, rivers and hills throughout the country Iceland is surrounded with water Earthquakes are common There are many active volcanoes and hot springs Northern Lights Icelandic wildlife Average Temperatures: Low January temperature:

High July temperature: -3°C 13°C Human-Environment Interaction The Environment Effecting Humans: Humans Effecting the Environment: GLOBAL WARMING
POLLUTION Movement OF GOODS OF IDEAS OF PEOPLE Region Iceland is part of the Nordic Region Nordic Region =
Consists of 5 countries and 3 territories
The counties & territories have similar parts in their political system
The Nordic countries cooperate together in the Nordic Council SOURCES - http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/geopedia/Iceland.html
- http://gallimaufry-hernandez.blogspot.ca/2011/09/iceland.html
- http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/Calvin.html
- http://www.docstoc.com/docs/.html
- http://www.readersdigest.ca/world-travel/.html
- http://www.iceland.co.uk/html
- http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iceland.html
- http://geography.about.com/icelandgeography.html
- http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107624.html
- http://www.icelandguest.com/icelands-geography-climate/html
- http://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/iceland-facts.html
- http://www.iceland.is/nature-environment/geography/html
- http://www.iceland.is/arts-culture/html
- http://www.icelandnaturally.com/culture/html
- http://www.enjoyiceland.is/Iceland_Information/Culture/html
- http://www.nat.is/travelguideeng/icelandic_language.html
- http://www.britannica.com/Icelandic-language.html THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO
- 2 hotel rooms >> joined
- Flight (there and back)
- Breakfast
- Hotel services
- Parking
- Activities outside hotel property
- Additional meals
- Transportation
- Bar/Lounge (in hotel)
- Sports rentals (skis, snowboards, etc.) FOR A 1 WEEK VACATION TO ICELAND A THING TO KEEP IN MIND: CURRENCY:
Krona/kr CONVERSION: Kr 1 = CN $0.01 HIGHLIGHTS OF TRIP - Reykjavik, Iceland
- Grand Hotel (4 star)
- Jetblue Airways
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