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Cruises visiting Sailing around Surtsey Island (Iceland)

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A small drop of basalt in the North Atlantic Ocean, Surtsey is a volcanic island formed by a submarine eruption that lasted from 1963 to 1967, off the Westman Islands to the south of Iceland. The island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To protect its virgin ecosystem against human presence, it is forbidden to land there. Only a few scientists have access to Surtsey to study the plant and animal colonisation of the island. Mosses, fungi and lichens were followed by vascular plants. Around 300 invertebrate species and 90 bird species have gradually colonised it. While sailing around Surtsey, you will enjoy a unique panorama of this extraordinary island’s contours.

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Reykjavík - Reykjavík
11 nights on board
7/31/2023 to the 8/11/2023
Reykjavík - Reykjavík
Shore excursion or activity in each port of call + transfers included
7 nights on board
6/15/2024 to the 6/22/2024
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