The landscape of the North East is a fascinating collage of lakes, mountains, plains, rivers and lava deserts. The volcanic zone covers a large part of the area, offering spectacular sights such as volcanoes, craters and high-temperature areas, as well as the vastest lava area in Iceland.
Webcams areas in Iceland
South West - West - Westfjords - North - North East - South East - South - Highlands
The North East has an abundance of places of interest and natural beauty. In between the lava fields, there are fertile plains and valleys, which constitute some of Iceland’s most excellent agricultural land. The fish industry thrives in the region. Every small town by the coast has an active port and fishing and fish processing are essential for the economy.
The visitor can choose from a large variety of great attractions and activities, such as Hljóðaklettar (Echo Cliffs), Goðafoss waterfall and the popular Whale Watching tours from Húsavík. The area also includes Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss, the extraordinary Lake Mývatn and its scenic surroundings as well as Ásbyrgi National Park. The main towns and villages are Akureyri, Húsavík, Kópasker, Grenivík, Reykjahlíð and Laugar. Every visitor can marvel at the awesome beauty of North East Iceland, with its countless mountains and valleys, lava fields, jagged shores and unbelievable views.
Fljótsdalshérað is a municipality located in eastern Iceland. As of April 1, 2008, it had a total population of 4,033. At 8884 km², it is the largest municipality in the country by area. The biggest town in the municipality is Egilsstaðir, with a population of 2,300. The wild reindeer of Iceland are mostly situated in Fljótsdalshérað, where they have a number of 5,000 - 10,000. The largest forest in Iceland, Hallormstaðaskógur is also located in Fljótsdalshérað.
Egilsstaðir is a town in East Iceland on the banks of the Lagarfljót river. It is part of the municipality of Fljótsdalshérað, the county seat of Norður-Múlasýsla and the largest settlement of the Austurland region with, as of 2011, a population of 2,257 inhabitants.
Eskifjörður, or also Eskifjordur, is a town and port in eastern Iceland with a large fishing industry. It has a population of 1,043 and constitutes one of the most populated villages part of the municipality of Fjarðabyggð.
Webcam feed of road conditions in North East Iceland
Here below you can find a direct feed from selected roads in North East Iceland.
Hringvegur (1) Ring Road, Fljótsheiði
Location Map: FljótsheiðiWebcam feeds: Fljotsdalsheidi to the West - On the road - Fljotsdalsheidi to the East
Norðausturvegur road (85), Kaldakinn
Location Map: KaldakinnWebcam feeds: Kaldakinn to the North - On the road - Kaldakinn to the South
Hringvegur (1) Ring road, Mývatnsheiði
Location Map: Mývatnsheiði Webcam feeds: Myvatnsheidi to the North - On the road - Myvatnsheidi to the South
Hringvegur (1) Ring road, Mývatnsöræfi
Location Map: MývatnsöræfiWebcam feeds: Myvatnsoraefi to the West - On the road - Myvatnsoraefi to the East
Hringvegur (1), Ring road, Biskupsháls
Location Map: BiskupshálsWebcam feeds: Biskupshals to the North - On the road - Biskupshals to the South
Hringvegur (1) Ring road, Möðrudalsöræfi
Location Map: MöðrudalsöræfiWebcam feeds: Modrudalsoraefi to the North West - On the road - Modrudalsoraefi to the South East
Norðausturvegur road (85), Tjörnes
Location Map: TjörnesWebcam feeds: Tjornes to the North - On the road - Tjornes to the South
Norðausturvegur road (85), Hófaskarð
Location Map: HófaskarðWebcam feeds: Hofaskard to the East - On the road - Hofaskard to the West
Norðausturvegur road (85), Hálsar
Location Map: HálsarWebcam feeds: Halsar to the North - On the road - Halsar to the South
Norðausturvegur road (85), Brekknaheiði
Location Map: BrekknaheiðiWebcam feeds: Brekknaheidi to the North - On the road - Brekknaheidi to the South
Norðausturvegur road (85), Finnafjörður
Location Map: FinnafjörðurWebcam feeds: Finnafjordur to the North - On the road - Finnafjordur to the South
Norðausturvegur road (85), Sandvíkurheiði
Location Map: SandvíkurheiðiWebcam feeds: Sandvikurheidi to the South - On the road - Sandvikurheidi to the North
Norðausturvegur road (85), Vopnafjarðarleið
Location Map: VopnafjarðarleiðWebcam feeds: Vopnafjardarleid to the South West - On the road - Vopnafjardarleid to the North East
Norðausturvegur road (85), Vopnafjarðarheiði
Location Map: VopnafjarðarheiðiWebcam feeds: Vopnafjardarheidi to the South West - On the road - Vopnafjardarheidi to the North East
Hringvegur (1) Ring road, Jökuldalur
Location Map: JökuldalurWebcam feeds: Jokuldalur to the West - On the road - Jokuldalur to the East
Hringvegur (1) Ring road, Jökulsá á Dal
Location Map: JökulsáWebcam feeds: Jokulsa a Dal to the East - On the road - Jokulsa a Dal to the North
Borgarfjarðarvegur road (94), Vatnsskarð Eystra
Location Map: VatnsskarðWebcam feeds: Vatnsskard Eystra to the North West - On the road - Vatnsskard Eystra to the East
Seyðisfjarðarvegur road (93), Fjarðarheiði
Location Map: FjarðarheiðiWebcam feeds: Fjardarheidi to the North West - On the road - Fjardarheidi to the South East