Locations of Geothermal wells. Source found here in the slideshow link at the bottom: http://engine.brgm.fr/web-offlines/conference-Drilling_cost_effectiveness_and_feasibility_of_high-temperature_drilling_-_Reykjavik,_Iceland,_Workshop4/other_contributions/32-thorhallsson.html
Environmental impact of geothermal and hydroelectric energy. Map source: http://mappery.com/map-of/Iceland-Dam-and-Geothermal-Impact-Map
Sketch of fissures and swarms related to glacier movement.
Political districts in Iceland.
Precipitation in August, averaged over 30 years from 1971-2000.
Icelanders inhabit a unique place, whose landscapes evoke descriptions such as “a moonscape” “Tolkein’s Middle Earth” and “unearthly.” An NPR story from 2007 (see link below) suggest that the still enduring belief in of “hidden people,” who dwell on and just below the earth’s surface likely originated as a way to help early farmers make sense of their brutal natural surroundings.
Statistics on belief in elves (80% maybe, 8% yes) is taken from http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17563875
This map shows land use and major industry locations as of 1972. Maps of land use over time are to come.
This map is based off the one found here: http://www.gacheson.org/index.php/Image:Iceland_land_1973.jpg