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Neskaupstaður

Neskaupstaður nĕs´köüpstä˝ᵺür [key], town (1993 pop. 1,619), extreme E Iceland, on the Mjóifjörður, an arm of the Norwegian Sea. It is the chief town of E Iceland and a fishing port with freezing plants and fish-meal factories. It was chartered in 1929.

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