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Iceland, 3rd Edition

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781780460925
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Author: Thor Thordarson/Ármann Höskuldsson
Publication Date: 21-Jan-2021
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Number of Pages: 256

Table of Contents:

Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Travel in Iceland. Pronunciation. The geology of Iceland.
Introduction: Geological setting: a global perspective; Geological framework; Volcanism; Tertiary, Quaternary, Holocene. The southwest: General overview; Greater Reykjavík; Reykjanes–Grindavík–Kleifarvatn. The south: General overview; Þingvellir–Geysir–Gullfoss; Hreppar–Þjórsárdalur–Hekla. Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands): General overview; Heimaey; The 1963–7 Surtsey eruption. The central south: General overview; Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalur; The Fire Districts. The southeast and east: General overview; Suðursveit–Lón–Álftafjörðu; The eastern fjords. The northeast: General overview: Jökulsá–Tjörnes; Krafla–Mývatn. The north and northwest: General overview; Fnjóskadalur to Skagi. The west: Snæfellsnes–Borgarfjörður – volcanic zones and rift jumps. The Highlands: General considerations; Askja–Kverkfjöll; Landmannalaugar–Veiðivötn. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. GPS coordinates.