Heimaey, Iceland Overview
Heimaey is an Icelandic island. At 13.4 square kilometres (5.2 sq mi), it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, and the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Heimaey is 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) off the south coast of Iceland. It is the only populated island of the Vestmannaeyjar islands, with a population of 4,500. The airport and the Vestman Island Golf Course cover a large part of the island.
In 1973, lava flow from nearby Eldfell destroyed half the town and threatened to close its harbour, its main income source. An operation to cool the advancing lava with sea water saved the harbour.
Detailed Map of Heimaey, Iceland
Top Videos for Cruise Destination Heimaey, Iceland–Created by BoostVacations.com Staff
“Top Videos for Cruise Destination Heimaey, Iceland– Created by BoostVacations.com Staff. Feel Free to add, vote or provide feedback to the list.
Heimaey (Vestmannaeyjar), Iceland
I do not own these pictures. Music is from Disneyland Paris.
Heimaey (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈheiːmaˌei]), literally Home Island, is an Icelandic island. At a size of 13.4 square kilometres, it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, and the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Heimaey lies approximately 7.4 km off the south coast of Iceland.
1973 Iceland Volcanic Eruption
The 1973 Icelandic eruption caused a major crisis for the island and nearly led to its permanent evacuation. Volcanic ash fell over most of the island, destroying many houses, and a lava flow threatened to close off the harbour, the island's main income source via its fishing fleet.
Volcanic Eruption 1973 in Heimaey, Iceland - Part IV
Further information: interestingworld.info
Eimskip Ferry, Landeyjahöfn to Heimaey, Iceland's Westman Islands
The Eimskip ferry Landeyjahöfn to Vestmannaeyjar on Heimaey, Westman Islands, makes five runs a day during the summer months, weather permitting. This is the 1:30PM return to Vestmannaeyjar on July 8, 2013.
Elephant Rock Heimaey, Iceland
Elephant Rock Heimaey, Iceland is a island that is shaped Elephant. a wonderfull island enjoy !!! I created this video with the YouTube Slideshow Creator (http://www.youtube.com/upload)
Volcanic Damage on Heimaey Island, Iceland, January 1973
This video is one of two about a related topic: the January 23, 1973 volcano on Heimaey Island, Iceland. The other video on YouTube can be seen at: http://youtu.be/b2IdbBHOSSI While in the US Navy, Bud was stationed at the Keflavik Airport, Iceland. He was posted there from 1971 to 1973.
Cockpit view of P-3 Orion landing, VEY/BIVM Heimaey, Iceland, in FSX
Video starts at 186 KIAS, ~980'/299m AMSL; touchdown at 109 KIAS, ~326'/99m AMSL .Full-stop is achieved within 19 seconds of touchdown. VEY Rwy 04/22 dimensions: 3806' x 148' / 1160m x 45m. Full-stop in less than 2000'/607m.
Iceland 03.07.2008: Reykjavík, Heimaey (Vestmannaeyjar)
Holidays in Iceland 24.06.2008-05.07.2008 with a Suzuki Jimny - part 10/11
"Westman Islands" Schwate's photos around Heimaey Island, Iceland
Preview of Schwate's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/schwate/6/1277412961/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Heimaey Island, Iceland Entry Title: "Westman Islands" Entry: "Hallo, habe mit meiner Planung rumgespielt und konnte noch die Westmann-Inseln reinpacken bleibt nur ein Tag fuer die Hauptstadt, aber Reykjavik ist eine kleine Stadt und laesst sich schnell abarbeiten.