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One of the youngest landmasses to be formed, Iceland is believed to be 25 million years old. This explains its many active volcanoes while the Surtsey Island near Iceland is the world’s newest island entrant, created from a volcanic eruption in 1963.
With about 80% of Iceland uninhabited, this island country is a trove of varied geographic features, such as, mountain peaks, highlands, plateaus, deep fjords, glaciers, valleys and fertile terrain. Popular for its geysers, fjords, waterfalls and the stunning Aurora Borealis, Iceland is fast catching up to as one of the most loved tourist destinations of the world