Fair before it become the norm
Facts & figures
The cod fishermen in Iceland make use of longline fishing. They throw a long, thin cable with small sidelines with hooks and bait from the back of their boat.
The far west
Patreksfjörður is a small fishing village with 650 inhabitants. The cliffs east of the village, Látrabjarg, are known for its colonies of auks, puffins and other sea birds. A little further out is Bjargtangar, the most western point of Iceland and Europe.