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Northern lights near Grótta lighthouse in Reykjavík
Reykjavik

Island Grótta is the the point of the Seltjorn Peninsula of which the capital comprises the greatest part. The island is connected to the mainland by an isthmus, which is flooded during high tides, and many people walk across at low tides to enjoy the variety of the bird life and an occasional seal nearby. The land has been and still is subsiding rather quickly and those who have lived in the community for a long time have witnessed the gradual advance of the sea. In the immediate vicinity of the island is a popular golf course and a beacon for one of the runways of the Reykjavik Airport.

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Uploaded: 18/03/2013
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