After two decades of shrinking, Iceland’s glaciers may have expanded over the last year. The North Atlantic country had 20-30% more snowfall than average last winter, followed by a cold spring that saw roads open later than usual.
All the country’s largest glaciers have depreciated in the last 20 years, and this unusual year looks unlikely to reverse that trend – forecasts suggest they may disappear entirely in 150-200 years. Iceland is home to Europe’s biggest ice cap, Vatnajökull, and many tourists visit its wild highlands. Read more: icelandreview.com