(the Westmann Islands)

a life disturbed - life in 1973 revolved around fishing and today this is once again the prime occupation as this outdoor mural and fishing scene show. Tourism has also grown greatly in more recent years.

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Map of the Westman Islands (not to scale) showing the main geological features. The islands lie in the Eastern Volcanic Zone roughly mid way between Surtsey and Katla. The images you will see on the following pages cover most parts of the main island, Heimaey and some of the outlying islands.

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