Iceland (11 images)
Iceland is an island of extremes, where some of Europe's biggest glaciers accompany some the the continent's hottest volcanic springs. Straddling the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, parts of the country are scarred by streams and rocky fissures. Rivers and waterfalls race toward the rocky coastlines and abundant birdlife flourishes in this beautifully rugged environment. In many ways Iceland remains much as it always has; a remote, largely unsettled island in the north...