Icelandic singer-songwriter Bj?rk was born and raised on an island that tectonic forces are ripping apart . Iceland is part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which separates the Eurasian Plate and the North American Plate. These two plates are drifting away from one another at a rate of about 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) each year.
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