The island of Iceland is situated in northern portion of the Atlantic Ocean between the Greenland and the Great Britain. It has maritime, cold, windy and shifty climate defined by warm North Atlantic Current and cold East Greenland Current as well as drifting Arctic ice that accumulates near northern and eastern coast of the country.
Iceland occupies the island of same name and several lesser islands around it. Climate of the country is forming under influence of North Atlantic Current, cold East Greenland Current, drifting polar ice and significant volcanic activity. Weather there is severe, but actually warmer than it may seem judging by global location of the island.