And although before the summer trips to the magnificent Iceland still
Far away, you can remember the amazing phenomenon of this country already
now – there are no mosquitoes. Why? No one knows for sure.
Mosquitoes are not found either in Iceland or the Faroe Islands, although
neighboring countries, these small and numerous bloodsuckers feel
yourself quite at ease. What does not let them on these “forbidden
territory? Some scientists claim that the blame for all
Iceland’s oceanic climate. But that’s what he thinks about it.
Entomologist Erling Olafsson:
All this is nonsense, because the oceanic climate is observed in
многих странах, где mosquitoes спокойно живут и размножаются. And harsh
winter has nothing to do with it, in Russian Siberia there are even more terrible conditions,
and mosquitoes – more than enough. I would suggest that the matter is
served as a special chemical composition of the soil, and hence the waters of Iceland.
But, I emphasize, this is again my opinion, which may well
be wrong. Тем не менее, mosquitoes, которые могли быть занесены
here even by the wind, for some reason do not take root in Iceland. And this