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Thingvellir

Lake Thingvellir is important for 2 reasons. First, it's where the Viking chieftains would hold their parliamentary gatherings. Second, this is where the North American plate is separating from the European-Asian plate. There is a system of rifts and fissures throughout the area.

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Taken on February 20, 2010