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Iceland US English

An island country in the North Atlantic Ocean, just south of the Arctic Circle, at the northern end of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, volcanically active, only about 20 percent habitable; population 306,700 (est. 2009); capital, Reykjavik; official language, Icelandic

Iceland New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

island country in the North Atlantic;

Iceland moss US English

A brown, branching lichen with stiff spines along the margins of the fronds, growing in mountain and moorland habitats. It can be boiled to produce an edible jelly

Iceland poppy US English

A tall poppy that is widely cultivated for its colorful flowers and suitability for cutting, native to arctic and north temperate regions

Iceland spar US English

A transparent variety of calcite, showing strong double refraction

South-East Iceland US English

A shipping forecast area covering part of the NE Atlantic between Iceland and the Faroes

Iceland lichen in Iceland moss US English

A brown, branching lichen with stiff spines along the margins of the fronds, growing in mountain and moorland habitats. It can be boiled to produce an edible jelly


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