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Reykjavík Grapevine

Volcanic Apocalypse Now: The Ever Present Risk Of Death
Reykjavík Grapevine
It is the stuff of nightmares—or movies starring Pierce Brosnan and Tommy Lee Jones—but it's also a reality people living in Iceland face: the ever present danger of living on an island that's one huge explosive volcano. As the lava runs down the ...



The Independent

Is Iceland about to experience its biggest volcanic eruption yet?
The Independent
There have been over 500 earthquakes in Iceland in the last four days, leading experts to believe that a volcanic eruption could be imminent. A series of 40 small earthquakes occurred just North East of Mount Fagradalsfjall two days ago, with the final ...



IceNews

Contrary to popular belief, Iceland's volcanoes are relatively quiet right now
IceNews
Iceland is a very geologically active country, there's no question about it. There are frequent earthquake swarms, large earthquakes (over 3 on the Richter scale) and glacial floods. People find it very exciting and many of the volcano enthusiasts like ...



Iceland Monitor

Interrogation via Google Translate
Iceland Monitor
A French tourist was caught red-handed Monday night, fishing illegally by Glanni waterfall in Norðurá river. Fishing guard Magnús Fjelsted told local news site Skessuhorn that he had been made aware of the crime at around 10 p.m.. Magnús called the police.



Iceland Monitor

Katla, Iceland's most powerful volcano moved to yellow alert
Iceland Monitor
Following tremors at Katla in South Iceland and a glacial river flood in Múlakvísl, the Icelandic Met Office has raised the status of the famous volcano on its 'Aviation Colour Code Map for Icelandic Volcanic Systems' from green to yellow. An ...
One of the biggest ever volcanic eruptions could take place in Iceland if experts are to be believedThe Indian Express
Iceland about to experience biggest volcanic blast ever?WND.com
Europe on ALERT: Earthquake rocks Iceland's biggest volcano as it prepares to BLOWDaily Star
Santa monica Observed
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Science Magazine

A molten puddle deep under Iceland may reveal where volcanoes ...
Science Magazine
On the boundary between Earth's core and its mantle sit 10 to 20 blobs of rock that are nothing like the rest of our world's subterranean realm. For more than 2 ...
Revealed: the giant lava blob that created Iceland | CosmosCosmos

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Iceland Monitor

Earthquake measuring 4.5 at Katla, Iceland's most powerful volcano
Iceland Monitor
To top of today's series of earthquakes, a quake measuring 4.5 occurred at the mother of all volcanoes in Iceland, Katla tonight at around 10.30 pm. Another earthquake measuring 3.2 occurred a little later. Both eruptions were felt in nearby areas. A ...



The Verge

Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought
The Verge
However, they do believe that the presence of volcanoes in the area will play a role in how quickly the sheet retreats in the future. They cite studies of glaciers in Iceland, which were helped along by the heat by underlying volcanic activity. There's ...
Antarctica MELTDOWN? 91 volcanoes found below ice could spark global flooding DISASTERDaily Star
Nearly 100 Volcanoes Discovered Beneath Antarctica's IceDiscover Magazine (blog)
Study finds massive volcano range hidden in Antarctica's iceEngadget
Salon -The Statesman -The Guardian -School of GeoSciences - University of Edinburgh
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Eos

Volcano's Toxic Plume Returns as Stealth Hazard
Eos
Toxic airborne emissions from volcanoes in Iceland may be dangerous even when pollution-monitoring instruments indicate that the air is safe, according to a new study. Volcanologists observing a 2014–2015 eruption in Iceland have found that even when ...



Iceland Monitor

No eruption : Alert code for Katla changed back to green
Iceland Monitor
This means that volcanic activity has subsided and that there are no signs of an impending eruption. The glacial river flood at Múlakvísl is also over according to experts at the Iceland Met Office and the Iceland Civil Protection and Alert Management.


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