Informationen über: Engey

Engey as seen from shoreCredit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons, photo by Christian Bickel

Engey is the second largest island in Faxaflói, the bay by which Reykjavík stands.

This landmass is 1.7 kilometres (5,600 ft) long and 400 metres (1,300 ft) wide, yet it is uninhabited; the only building on it is a lighthouse that was first built in 1902.

This was not always the case, however; as far back as 1226, it is thought to have been used for fishing, growing crops, and transporting goods to the Icelandic mainland. 

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