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Researchers say lava flow has slowed down at Icelandic volcano

Researchers say lava flow has slowed down at Icelandic volcano

COPENHAGEN — Researchers say that the lava flow at a volcano in Iceland that started erupting earlier this month has slowed down in the...
Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital in seismic hot spot

Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital in seismic hot spot

COPENHAGEN — A volcano has erupted on a mountain near Iceland's capital Reykjavik after days of rising earthquake activity in the area, the Icelandic...
Northern Scandinavia sees new air routes, as tourism begins to resume

Northern Scandinavia sees new air routes, as tourism begins to resume

Despite concerns of a long-term post-pandemic hangover affecting tourism, airports in Arctic Europe are seeing some connectivity restored, with new flights being added from...
Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s far north

Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s...

HÚSAVIK, Iceland — In 2021, the residents of Húsavík rolled out the red carpet for themselves. Symbolically, of course. It started above the whaling...
Amid pandemic, Murmansk gets new direct flights throughout Russia

Amid pandemic, Murmansk gets new direct flights throughout Russia

This week, new direct flights take off from the Russian Arctic city of Murmansk to Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. Domestic travel by the Aeroflot Group...
A peninsula on an island Nansen named for his wife and daughter has melted away

A peninsula on an island Nansen named for his wife and...

Employees of the Russian Arctic National Park discovered that the peninsula on the northern edge of Eva-Liv island in Franz Josef Land wasn’t a...
Air France launches flights to three Arctic destinations

Air France launches flights to three Arctic destinations

The Arctic cities of Tromsø, Kittilä and Rovaniemi are all set to see direct winter flights from Paris, Air France said. Tromsø, in northern Norway,...
It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

Drone pilot Isak Finnbogason filmed the lava and smoke spewing from a fissure in the ground on the side of a mountain near Iceland's...
A new exhibit at Iqaluit airport celebrates Nunavut seamstresses

A new exhibit at Iqaluit airport celebrates Nunavut seamstresses

Travelers passing through the arrival wing at Iqaluit’s airport this week will be among the first people to see a new art exhibit honoring...
Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Several people gathered on Wednesday to watch the eruption of a volcano near Iceland's capital Reykjavik. Videos uploaded on social media show people taking photos...
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