Icebergs Detected North of Iceland

One of the two icebergs.

One of the two icebergs. Photo/Joana Micael

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Sigurður Örn Óskarsson, resident of Raufarhöfn, detected two large icebergs north of Hraunhafnartangi point on the Melrakkaslétta peninsula, Northeast Iceland, yesterday, mbl.is reports.

The view from Hraunhafnartangi point yesterday.

The view from Hraunhafnartangi point yesterday. Photo/Sigurður Örn Óskarsson


He posted the above photo, taken on a smartphone, on Facebook yesterday.

The Icelandic Met Office first received reports of the icebergs on Wednesday. One of them is stuck to the seafloor, while the other one is moving, albeit very slightly, according to the Met Office .

The red dot shows the location of the icebergs.

The red dot shows the location of the icebergs. Map/Icelandic Met Office



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