Grandmother has to be rescued after drifting out to sea on 'ice throne' in ...

Grandmother has to be rescued after posing for a photo on an 'ice throne' that drifted out to sea in Iceland The woman sat on a chair-shaped block of ice in Iceland's Jökulsárlón Lagoon  Her son called her an 'iceberg queen' but watched as the 'throne' floated away Bystander who happened to be trained in water rescues pulled her back to land

By Tim Stickings For Mailonline

Published: 09:21 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 10:51 GMT, 1 March 2019

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A Texan grandmother has had to be rescued in Iceland after posing for a picture sitting on an 'ice throne' which floated out to sea. 

The unnamed American had been visiting Iceland's Jökulsárlón Lagoon with her son when she came across the chunk of frozen water which looked like a seat. 

Her son took a picture and captioned it 'iceberg queen', but a wave took the makeshift chair away from the shore. 

A bystander - who happened to be a boat captain and was trained in water rescue - had to rescue the

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