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Öndvegissúlur
also called "high-seat pillars"

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  1. Then they settled where the Öndvegissúlur came to shore

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 8, 2009
  2. were a pair of wooden poles placed on each side of the seat of a Viking chieftain

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 8, 2009
  3. When Viking settlers came to Iceland, they put their trust in their Öndvegissúlur and dumped them in the sea when they could see the coastline

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 8, 2009
  4. They often had cut-out images of Æsir and may have held a reference to the tree of life, Yggdrasil

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 8, 2009
  5. The capital of Iceland, Reykjavík, was founded using this method

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 8, 2009
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