Kópasker

The picturesque village of Kópasker (Kópa = seal pup, sker = skerry) on Öxarfjörður in northeast Iceland was nearly wiped out in a severe earthquake in 1976. Sparse in population (135, at last count) and remote, an air of melancholy pervades. The area is very rich in birdlife.

Like a painting - in Kópasker

Painting?
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In Kópasker

A resident of Kópasker
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Some of Kópasker's townsfolk

Another one
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My friend and guide Börkur Hrólfsson

My friend and guide Börkur Hrólfsson
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