Icelandic Tiger

Earth As Art image Icelandic Tiger

Detailed Description

This stretch of Iceland's northern coast resembles a tiger's head complete with stripes of orange, black, and white. The tiger's mouth is the great Eyjafjorour, a deep fjord that juts into the mainland between steep mountains. The name means "island fjord," derived from the tiny, tear-shaped Hrisey Island near its mouth. The ice-free port city of Akureyri lies near the fjord's narrow tip, and is Iceland's second largest population center after the capital, Reykjavik.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 3
  • Source: Landsat 7
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: IS