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General Crossword Questions for “iceland”

  • Former Danish colony
  • European island country
  • Country fellow raised in poetic subcontinent

Encyclopedia

  • Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the country's history, government and politics, geography, economy, demographics, language and culture. Iceland has a free market economy with relatively low taxes compared to other OECD countries,[10] while maintaining a Nordic welfare system providing. — “Iceland - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Iceland failed to grind a result in their final game against Germany, and Scotland pipped them to a play-off place. Iceland were knocked out in the quarter finals of the 2001 Millennium Super Cup to a Chilean Football League XI, this was. — “Iceland national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Learn about Eyjafjallajoekull, the active Iceland volcano. Article addresses the volcano's 1821 to 1823 eruption, current 2010 activity, and its relationship to the Katla volcano. — “Eyjafjallajoekull - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Four different languages in this ridiculous sentence! What connection could there possibly be between such words as ice, sir, anger, cruel, sacred wood, changeable, mother, bow, and sea? The first and the last might have something to do with each other; it was not at all surprising that in a document written in Iceland there should be mention of a sea of ice; but it was quite another thing to get to the end of this cryptogram with so small a clue. — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne
  • For Pliny tells us of Whales that embraced acres of living bulk, and Aldrovandus of others which measured eight hundred feet in length–Rope Walks and Thames Tunnels of Whales! And even in the days of Banks and Solander, Cooke's naturalists, we find a Danish member of the Academy of Sciences setting down certain Iceland Whales (reydan-siskur, or Wrinkled Bellies) at one hundred and twenty yards; that is, three hundred and sixty feet. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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