Iceland is situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Europe and America and offers a great strategic location between both markets. Greenland is in the west of Iceland (distance approx 500 km), Norway in the east (distance 1500 km), to the south there are the Faero Islands (771 km) and Britain (1100 km).
Eyjafjordur is situated in north-east Iceland. It is the longest fjord in the country, measuring 60 km, with surrounding mountains reaching up to 1500m. The Arctic Circle is only 60 km north of Akureyri.