The eastern part of Iceland is the home of the reindeers and Iceland’s biggest forest.
The Nine Wonders of Iceland
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Region:West Iceland Coordinates: 64.4829028° N 22.2293943° W
Gunnlaugur (Gudlaugur) Thorfinnsson, the great grandfather of Hvamms-Sturla lived at the farm Straumfjordur (see The Sturlunga Saga). Straumfjordur was an official trading post from 1863-1900, but never grew to become a village or a town.