Keflavík

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Guitar

in Iceland. The American base staff had their own names for various places in Iceland, e.g. "Kef" for Keflavík and "Hurdygurdy" for Hveragerði. '''Bellatrix''' were an Icelandic rock group. The group was founded in 1992 in Keflavík as '''Kolrassa krókríðandi''' by four women, all aged sixteen: Eliza M Geirsdóttir (vocals and violin), Sigrún Eiríksdóttir (guitar), Ester Bíbí Ásgeirsdóttir ( bass guitar bass

) and Birgitta Vilbersdóttir (drums). The band released the mini-album ''Drápa'' (Slaughter) in 1992. In 1994, they released ''Kynjasögur'' (Family Stories) with Anna Margrét Hraundal (guitar) and Karl Ágúst Guðmundsson (trumpet and keyboard (Electronic keyboard)) replacing Birgitta. Two years later, in 1996, they released ''Köld eru kvennaráð''. thumb right 250px Elf houses near Strandakirkja in south Iceland (Image:Elf houses.jpg) '''''Huldufólk''''' ( Icelandic language Icelandic


story line

for an important story line in Tom Clancy's novel ''Red Storm Rising''. Clancy described the base, the geography, local flora, and the station equipment. See also * Cold War * Iceland Defense Force, headquartered in Keflavík until 2006 * Uppspretta References


club

name Weatherbase Sport The town is represented in Icelandic football by Keflavík Football Club. In popular culture The former NATO military base Naval Air Station Keflavik is used as a setting

''' ****'''Cork City (Cork City Football Club)''' 0–0 Djurgårdens IF (Djurgårdens IF Fotboll) (away goals) Early years Keflavík Youth Club (Ungmennafélag Keflavíkur, UMFK) was founded on 29 September 1929 by 28 young people in the town of Keflavík. The club became a member of The Icelandic Youth Federation which had been established in 1907 as part of Iceland's drive for independence. The Keflavík Youth Club was a typical youth club of the era; forming teams in swimming (sport) swimming

and athletics (track and field athletics), teaching physical education, putting on theatre productions and supporting various local causes. An important part of the Youth Federation was appreciation for the country and its people and the movement was especially active in rural areas and small towns. Helgi S. Jónsson: '20 ára afmælisfagnaður U.M.F.K.', ''Faxi'' 1949 (9:9-10), pp. 2-5 On 12 July 1950 a second sports club was founded in Keflavík


largest religious

units in Iceland * In addition, there were American Boy Scouts in Keflavík, linked to the Direct Service (American Scouting overseas) branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world. Pentecostals The Pentecostals are the third largest religious group in Iceland. There are Pentecostal churches in Keflavík, Akureyri and the capital. A website, Gospel Iceland a site in Icelandic, also exists for the movement in Iceland. The American base staff had their own names for various places in Iceland, e.g. "Kef" for Keflavík and "Hurdygurdy" for Hveragerði. Commons:Category:Keflavík


sports

and athletics (track and field athletics), teaching physical education, putting on theatre productions and supporting various local causes. An important part of the Youth Federation was appreciation for the country and its people and the movement was especially active in rural areas and small towns. Helgi S. Jónsson: '20 ára afmælisfagnaður U.M.F.K.', ''Faxi'' 1949 (9:9-10), pp. 2-5 On 12 July 1950 a second sports club was founded in Keflavík

, the Keflavík Football Club (Knattspyrnufélag Keflavíkur, KFK). Despite its name, the club formed teams in football (association football), handball (Team handball) and swimming (swimming (sport)). 'Ég treysti æskunni til stórræða í framtíðinni : KFK 25 ára', ''Faxi'' 1976 (36:1), pp. 12-13 Sports federation With two major sports clubs in the small town of Keflavík it was felt that resources were being spread too thin. On March 18, 1956 a new club

was formed, Keflavík Sports Federation (Íþróttabandalag Keflavíkur, ÍBK). Similar sports federations were formed in towns around Iceland. The idea behind them was that various groups and clubs could come together to represent the town in various sports, often against other towns. Another aim was to enable sportsmen from smaller towns to compete against the bigger clubs from Reykjavík, especially in football (association football) and other team sports. The town federations also


research year

chapter Introductory Essay publisher Richard Bentley year 1866 location London pages xlii-lvi url http: books.google.com ?id rFsAAAAAcAAJ&pg PR48&dq %C3%A1lfar+iceland&q accessdate 2010-06-20


physical education

and athletics (track and field athletics), teaching physical education, putting on theatre productions and supporting various local causes. An important part of the Youth Federation was appreciation for the country and its people and the movement was especially active in rural areas and small towns. Commons:Category:Keflavík


international matches

20px (Keflavík International Airport) *Seljalandsfoss waterfall First game Unofficial: Iceland 3–0

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family+stories

) and Birgitta Vilbersdóttir (drums). The band released the mini-album ''Drápa'' (Slaughter) in 1992. In 1994, they released ''Kynjasögur'' (Family Stories) with Anna Margrét Hraundal (guitar) and Karl Ágúst Guðmundsson (trumpet and keyboard (Electronic keyboard)) replacing Birgitta. Two years later, in 1996, they released ''Köld eru kvennaráð''. thumb right 250px Elf houses near Strandakirkja in south Iceland (Image:Elf houses.jpg) '''''Huldufólk''''' ( Icelandic language Icelandic


fine food

: rain.is email address Hafnargata 19 lat long directions Downtown Keflavik phone 421 4601 tollfree fax hours 11:00-01:00 price content By the seaside with beautiful view over the ocean. They profess to serve fine food and wine. Drink Sleep *

Keflavík

thumb The harbour at Keflavík (File:Keflavik.jpg) right thumbnail Church at Norðfjörðsgata (File:Keflavik Kirche.jpg)

'''Keflavík''' (pronounced , meaning ''Driftwood Bay'') is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. In 2009 its population was of 8,169.

In 1995 it merged with Njarðvík and Hafnir to form a municipality called Reykjanesbær with a population of 13,971 (January 2011).

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