2021-12-11

Grindavík Town from Mont. Slaga │ Iceland Photo Gallery

Documenting Iceland

by: Rafn Sig,-

Grindavík er bær og sveitarfélag á sunnanverðum Reykjanesskaga. Sjávarútvegur er aðalatvinnugreinin.

Samfelld byggð hefur verið í Grindavík frá landnámi. Samkvæmt Landnámu var Grindavík numin af þeim Molda-Gnúpi Hrólfssyni sem settist að í Grindavík og Þóri haustmyrkri Vígbjóðssyni sem nam Selvog og Krýsuvík, stuttu fyrir árið 934

Grindavík is a fishing town on the Southern Peninsula of Iceland not far from the tuya Þorbjörn. It is one of the few cities with a harbour on this coast. Most of the inhabitants work in the fishing industry.

The sons of Moldar-Gnúpur established three settlements; Þórkötlustaðahverfi, Járngerðarstaðarhverfi and Staðarhverfi. The modern version of Grindavik is situated mainly in what was Járngerðarstaðarhverfi.

In June 1627 Grindavik was raided by . . . All info at: https://www.patreon.com/RafnSig

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