National Geographic : 1951 Nov
O National Geographic Society 614 Kotaclhrome by Giran Algaird Akureyri, the Island's Second-largest City, Lies on a Sheltered Fjord. An Ultramodern Church Dominates the Setting Woolen mills, fishing, and trade support Akureyri's 6,700 residents. Only the capital city of Reykjavik, with 53.000 population, islarger. Twin towers mark the Lutheran Church, where many American soldiers worshiped in World War II. Encircling mountains shieldAkureyri from Arctic gales.