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Learning about Iceland

  1. 1. Iceland!<br />
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  5. 5. The Nordic Country<br />Iceland is a Nordic Country<br />Other Nordic Countries include:<br />Denmark, Finland, Norway, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Sweden.<br />These countries share a lot in common and have similar flags.<br />
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  7. 7. The capital of Iceland is<br />Reykjavik<br />
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  12. 12. Earlier this year, an Icelandic volcano erupted sending ash over Europe.<br />
  13. 13. The volcano’s name is <br />EYJAFJALLAJOKULL <br />
  14. 14. Can you say<br />EYJAFJALLAJOKULL ?<br />(AY-uh-fyat-luh-YOE-kuutl-uh) <br />
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  19. 19. This is Gunnhildur in the National costume of Iceland<br />
  20. 20. Hekkla<br />
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  22. 22. In iceland is a black sand on few places.<br />
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  24. 24. In Iceland we have many words for SNOW<br />Fönn Snjór Hríðarél Slydda Logndrífa Harðfenni Hríðarhraglandi Hríð Hundslappadrífa<br />Haglél Él Skafrenningur<br />
  25. 25. These are broken pieces of glacier that are floating in the lagoon.<br />
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  29. 29. After the snow has melted……..<br />
  30. 30. Trout fishing with grandpa<br />
  31. 31. We grow redcurrants, blackcurrants and gooseberries in our garden.<br />In the countryside we find mushrooms, blueberries, bilberries, crowberries and ramberries.<br />The hot water from the earth is used to heat greenhouses to grow lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes and flowers.<br />
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  34. 34. The Icelandic Flag <br />has special meaning<br />
  35. 35. The blue represents SKY<br />The red represents FIRE in the volcano<br />The white represents SNOW<br />
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  38. 38. Iceland’s most famous singer is ……<br />Bjork<br />
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  40. 40. Sometimes there are beautiful lights in the sky called Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis<br />
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  45. 45. The Population of Iceland is <br />330,000<br />
  46. 46. This is the same as Australia’s National Capital,Canberra<br />
  47. 47. Melbourne Reykjavík<br />
  48. 48. Blue lagoon<br />
  49. 49. Geysir <br />
  50. 50. We watch SpongeBob in IcelandHis name is Svampur Sveinsson<br />
  51. 51. Here are some Icelandic names <br />Jónas<br />Sara<br />Snæfrídur<br />Þórður<br />Grímkell<br />Guðríður<br />Þórhildur<br />Snorri<br />Birkir<br />Brindís<br />Katrín<br />Soffía<br />Vilhjálmur<br />Pétur<br />Anna<br />Stefanía<br />
  52. 52. The Icelandic alphabet<br />a, á, b, d, ð, e, é, f, g, h,<br />i, í, j, k, l, m, n, o, ó, p, r, <br />s, t, u, ú, v, x, y, ý, z, þ, æ, ö<br />

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