The Biogeographic History of Iceland – The North Atlantic Land Bridge Revisited

@inproceedings{Denk2011TheBH,
  title={The Biogeographic History of Iceland – The North Atlantic Land Bridge Revisited},
  author={Thomas Denk and Friðgeir Gr{\'i}msson and Reinhard Zetter and Leifur A. S{\'i}monarson},
  year={2011}
}
Plants lacking long distance dispersal mechanisms required a functioning land bridge to colonize Iceland, a route provided by the North Atlantic Land Bridge (NALB). During the Cainozoic, the NALB, also referred to as the Thulean route, came into existence in the latest Paleocene and Early Eocene, but there has been considerable debate about the timing of its termination. The North Atlantic Land Bridge consisted of the well defined subaerial Greenland-Scotland Transverse Ridge. The individual… 
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