Updated: Jun 9
Here is an overview of what different components look like and their meaning.
Main Interstate like roads. The Ring Road and Main Roads in cities. With 1-4 lanes of traffic.
Main connecting roads in cities. Usually 1-2 lanes of traffic.
Connecting roads, usually not ending in a dead end.
Traffic roundabouts with 1-2 lanes of traffic.
Residential streets in neighborhoods. Usually a dead end streets. Drive carefully as there are usually people and children around.
Alleyway is usually not a road but a minor alleyway that is a private road or a path through parking areas.
A good quality unpaved road. Usually well maintained and passable by all cars.
F1 Unpaved Road
Trails - Slow road, passable by all public traffic in summer. Large streams and rivers are bridged. These roads are often closed in winter due to snow and mudslides during that time.
F2 Unpaved Road
Trails - Poor road, passable by four-wheel drive cars, very powerful passenger cars and jeeps. Streams and small rivers are NOT bridged. Often closed in winter due to snow and mud.
F3 Unpaved Road
Trails - A difficult road, only passable by large and well-equipped four-wheel drive cars. Can be uneven, rocky and with wet runs. Often closed in winter due to snow and mud.
Graslendi og tún
Grassland and meadow
Hraun og urðir
Lava and boulders
Swamps / Sloping fens