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An island is a landmass, completely surrounded by water. Islands can be found in oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers. They vary in size from very small to very large, and can be formed by natural processes or by human activities.

The geographical location of an island depends on its location in relation to the surrounding land. For example, an island located in the middle of an ocean is considered an oceanic island, while an island located close to the mainland is considered a continental island. Islands can also form as a result of volcanic activity, or by the accumulation of sediment around a central point.

In terms of history, islands have often been home to many civilizations, often with their own distinct cultures and languages. Some of the most famous historical islands include the Greek islands, the British Isles, and the Hawaiian Islands. Islands also served as important trading posts for many nations throughout history, and some islands, such as the Caribbean Islands, were used as sites for large-scale colonization efforts.

In terms of ecology, islands are often home to unique species of plants and animals that have been isolated from the mainland for long periods of time. This isolation can lead to the development of unique species, such as the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, which are home to a variety of endemic species.

In conclusion, islands are landmasses surrounded by water and can vary in size and location. They have played an important role in human history, both as sites of colonization and as trading posts, and are often home to unique species of plants and animals.

Excursion tips for a day in Basic information

As a tourist in Island, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in a single day. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Visit the local beaches and take a swim or just relax on the sand.
2. Explore the Island's vibrant cultural scene with a visit to local museums, galleries, and historic sites.
3. Take a boat tour around the island to get a better view of the landscape.
4. Go on a nature walk and discover the island's unique flora and fauna.
5. Shop at the local markets and pick up some souvenirs to take home.
6. Take a tour of the island's wineries and sample some of the local wines.
7. Enjoy some of the island's fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants.
8. Take a guided tour of the island's old towns and villages.
9. Take a day trip to one of the nearby islands and explore them.
10. Spend the day relaxing and sunbathing at one of the island's resorts.

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The climate in Basic information

The climate in Island is generally mild, with temperatures rarely reaching extreme levels. In spring, temperatures range from 10-20°C, with occasional showers. Summer is typically warm, with temperatures ranging from 20-30°C and some occasional thunderstorms. In autumn, temperatures range from 10-20°C, with some occasional rainfall. Winter is usually mild, with temperatures ranging from 0-10°C and occasional snowfall. Overall, Island has a pleasant climate with temperatures rarely reaching extreme levels throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Basic information

Our weather forecast for Basic information helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Feb. 21st 2024 Feb. 21st 2024 max: -0.1 °C
min: -3.1 °C
28.8 m/s
61.2 m/s
79.0 %
7.5 m
86.7 %
967 hPa
09:13:09
18:21:38
Feb. 22nd 2024 Feb. 22nd 2024 max: -1.5 °C
min: -5.4 °C
11.2 m/s
22.0 m/s
73.7 %
14.3 m
90.3 %
965 hPa
09:09:37
18:24:57
Feb. 23rd 2024 Feb. 23rd 2024 max: -1.2 °C
min: -3.6 °C
28.8 m/s
69.1 m/s
82.8 %
12.2 m
81.1 %
982 hPa
09:06:04
18:28:15
Feb. 24th 2024 Feb. 24th 2024 max: -1.6 °C
min: -3.9 °C
57.6 m/s
95.4 m/s
97.0 %
16.8 m
80.3 %
996 hPa
09:02:31
18:31:32
Feb. 25th 2024 Feb. 25th 2024 max: -3.1 °C
min: -6.5 °C
35.6 m/s
38.9 m/s
69.6 %
18.4 m
78.7 %
1,008 hPa
08:58:57
18:34:48
Feb. 26th 2024 Feb. 26th 2024 max: 1.7 °C
min: -6.7 °C
30.2 m/s
51.5 m/s
99.1 %
8.3 m
87.8 %
1,002 hPa
08:55:23
18:38:04
Feb. 27th 2024 Feb. 27th 2024 max: 1.8 °C
min: -1.3 °C
30.2 m/s
41.4 m/s
87.5 %
8.4 m
85.6 %
989 hPa
08:51:48
18:41:19
Feb. 28th 2024 Feb. 28th 2024 max: -0.8 °C
min: -5.8 °C
23.5 m/s
31.3 m/s
93.6 %
5.9 m
82.5 %
995 hPa
08:48:13
18:44:33
Feb. 29th 2024 Feb. 29th 2024 max: -6.3 °C
min: -9.3 °C
37.1 m/s
39.6 m/s
90.6 %
11.3 m
78.1 %
987 hPa
08:44:38
18:47:47
Mar. 1st 2024 Mar. 1st 2024 max: -6.0 °C
min: -9.3 °C
34.6 m/s
40.3 m/s
95.2 %
9.4 m
76.9 %
989 hPa
08:41:02
18:51:00
Mar. 2nd 2024 Mar. 2nd 2024 max: -5.7 °C
min: -9.4 °C
31.3 m/s
34.6 m/s
73.5 %
23.4 m
75.0 %
998 hPa
08:37:26
18:54:12
Mar. 3rd 2024 Mar. 3rd 2024 max: 3.3 °C
min: -5.1 °C
51.1 m/s
68.8 m/s
98.7 %
6.9 m
85.2 %
988 hPa
08:33:49
18:57:24
Mar. 4th 2024 Mar. 4th 2024 max: 2.2 °C
min: 0.4 °C
41.0 m/s
53.3 m/s
83.3 %
11.9 m
78.2 %
995 hPa
08:30:12
19:00:35
Mar. 5th 2024 Mar. 5th 2024 max: 1.5 °C
min: -0.4 °C
48.6 m/s
59.4 m/s
97.2 %
11.5 m
77.0 %
996 hPa
08:26:35
19:03:46

Cruises to Basic information

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Scheduled ship calls in Basic information, Iceland
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
May 24th 2024 Friday, 24th of May 2024 MS Deutschland 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 8th 2024 Saturday, 8th of Jun. 2024 Caribbean Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 16th 2024 Sunday, 16th of Jun. 2024 Costa Favolosa 08:00 am 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 17th 2024 Monday, 17th of Jun. 2024 LE BELLOT 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Jun. 18th 2024 Tuesday, 18th of Jun. 2024 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 21st 2024 Friday, 21st of Jun. 2024 Carnival Legend 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 22nd 2024 Saturday, 22nd of Jun. 2024 Norwegian Star 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 23rd 2024 Sunday, 23rd of Jun. 2024 LE BELLOT 12:00 pm 06:30 pm
Jun. 25th 2024 Tuesday, 25th of Jun. 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 26th 2024 Wednesday, 26th of Jun. 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 28th 2024 Friday, 28th of Jun. 2024 Azamara Quest 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 3rd 2024 Wednesday, 3rd of Jul. 2024 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 5th 2024 Friday, 5th of Jul. 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 6th 2024 Saturday, 6th of Jul. 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 6th 2024 Saturday, 6th of Jul. 2024 Seven Seas Splendor 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 7th 2024 Sunday, 7th of Jul. 2024 MS Zuiderdam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 8th 2024 Monday, 8th of Jul. 2024 MS Sirena 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 8th 2024 Monday, 8th of Jul. 2024 Sky Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 12th 2024 Friday, 12th of Jul. 2024 MS Amera 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Jul. 12th 2024 Friday, 12th of Jul. 2024 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 13th 2024 Saturday, 13th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Legend 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 14th 2024 Sunday, 14th of Jul. 2024 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 MS Artania 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Caribbean Princess 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 Seven Seas Splendor 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Seabourn Venture 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 LE BELLOT 12:00 pm 06:30 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 LE BELLOT 12:00 pm 06:30 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 MS Volendam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 11th 2024 Sunday, 11th of Aug. 2024 MS Nieuw Statendam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Venture 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 18th 2024 Sunday, 18th of Aug. 2024 Costa Favolosa 08:00 am 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 MS Marina 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2024 Thursday, 22nd of Aug. 2024 Scenic Eclipse 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 MS Rotterdam 07:00 am 01:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 MS Hamburg 02:00 pm 07:30 pm
May 5th 2025 Monday, 5th of May 2025 MS Amera 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 24th 2025 Saturday, 24th of May 2025 Carnival Miracle 09:00 am 06:00 pm
May 30th 2025 Friday, 30th of May 2025 MS Amadea 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 31st 2025 Saturday, 31st of May 2025 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 4th 2025 Wednesday, 4th of Jun. 2025 Costa Favolosa 09:00 am 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 5th 2025 Thursday, 5th of Jun. 2025 LE CHAMPLAIN 12:00 pm 07:00 pm
Jun. 12th 2025 Thursday, 12th of Jun. 2025 Emerald Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 12th 2025 Thursday, 12th of Jun. 2025 LE CHAMPLAIN 12:00 pm 07:00 pm
Jun. 13th 2025 Friday, 13th of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 14th 2025 Saturday, 14th of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 20th 2025 Friday, 20th of Jun. 2025 Seabourn Venture 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am

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