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Why is Iceland called Iceland

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Snowfields and glaciers cover nearly 15 percent of Iceland's surface. That is where the name, Iceland, came to be.


Ryan Hubbard

Iceland is named because it's covered in 15% ice. Greenland had a period between 800-1300 where it was green and warm.


Todd Abernethy

Norwegian Viking Floki Vilgerarson. chose the uninviting name for the view of a distant fjord full of sea-ice that he glimpsed.

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