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Iceland

Iceland was a nation in western Europe.

Geography[]

Iceland had volcanic hot springs. (TV: "The Snows of Terror")

History[]

Origin[]

According to Jack Harkness, the Icelandic race were of alien origin, possibly from the vicinity of Pyrovillia. They crashed on Earth while investigating the volcanoes of Iceland. (AUDIO: The Sin Eaters)

20th century[]

During World War II, the United Kingdom had invaded and conquered Iceland by March 1941. (PROSE: Just War)

In 1971, Iceland fought the Cod War with the United Kingdom. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

In 1984, Major Whitaker of UNIT and Dr Iskander explored an Icelandic volcano to investigate an unnatural increase in volcanic and seismic activity; they found the source to be the Dominator Haag and his Quarks, who had set up base there. (COMIC: The Fires Down Below)

21st century[]

Near the year 2010, Icelandic banks became unsound, leaving depositors and investors in financial difficulties. Lady Christina de Souza told the Tenth Doctor that the reason she became a thief was that her father had lost his money in this financial debacle. (TV: Planet of the Dead)

In the 2060s, a large population of Icelandic immigrants lived in Cardiff, leading to Icelandic slang terms being used by the inhabitants. (AUDIO: Asylum)

22nd century[]

In the early 22nd century, the President of the Union of Solar Republics was based in the Icelandic city Reykjavik. (PROSE: Transit)

51st century[]

In the 51st century, Iceland was part of the Icelandic Alliance. It lost a war to the Supreme Alliance of Eastern States and was occupied until the Filipino Army liberated Reykjavik in the Battle of Reykjavik. (TV: The Talons of Weng-Chiang, AUDIO: The Butcher of Brisbane)

Far future[]

Some time prior to 200,100, the Icelandic city of Polar Ventura hosted Murder Spree 20. (TV: Bad Wolf)

References[]

Barbara Wright once compared a volcanic heating system on the planet Marinus to the hot springs of Iceland. (TV: "The Snows of Terror")

In the 1900s, Ben Travers theorised that the fog that engulfed Fang Rock had come from Iceland. (TV: Horror of Fang Rock)

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