The largest island of the Kollafjörður Bay in Iceland
The island has archaeological remains dating back to the early 10th century and was the site where the "father of Reykjavík" Skuli Magnusson constructed his home and a church in the 12th century. The island's last inhabitants left in 1943. The island has a rich bird life with about 30 species breeding here. the well vegetated island has areas of bog, grey basalt on the West Island and eastern shore and at least 156 species of plant.
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