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Geoscientists Were Wrong About the 'World's Largest Volcano'  Live Science

Back in 2013, Tamu Massif -- a giant underwater volcano off the coast of Japan -- stole Hawaii's crown as the largest single volcano in the world. But it's not a ...


The Most Photogenic Volcanic Landscapes In The World  TheTravel

Wonderful, unusual vistas await you at these places, some of the world's most stunning volcanic landscapes.


unesco  Bloomberg

Water, ice and fire: Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park bids for @UNESCO #WorldHeritage status as its glaciers retreat rapidly from climate change (Source: ...


Geothermal Heat Exposes Glacial Cliffs  IcelandReview

Fifty-metre [164 ft] high cliffs have emerged to the west of Grímsvötn volcano in southeast Iceland after having been covered by the Vatnajökull glacier for fifty ...


Geothermal baths and beyond: Rick Steves' guide to Iceland's steamiest sites  USA TODAY

Iceland was steamy long before Jon Snow and Ygritte found their love cave in "Game of Thrones." Rick Steves takes you on a tour of geothermal sites.


How You Should Go To Iceland Now  Forbes

Given the tourism onslaught in Iceland the last few years, both for its majestic, ethereal scenery and its “Game of Thrones” locations, it's necessary to get good ...


Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland's sagas  The Guardian

The tales of heroes and feuding families in Iceland's chronicles inspire this countrywide walking, hitchhiking and camping trip. Nicholas Jubber. Sun 16 Jun ...


Insulting Iceland  INQUIRER.net

On the initiative of Iceland, a country that most Filipinos have not heard much about, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) the other day passed a resolution ...


Geothermal development is heating up in Alaska  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Volcanoes along the Aleutian chain, hot springs in the interior and the Southeast. these are Alaska's three main geothermal ...


Scenic Iceland enchants  Otago Daily Times

Iceland, shaped by the unpredictable violence of volcanoes, glaciers and earthquakes, is the result of 64 million years of continual transformation and rebirth,


Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site  Reykjavík Grapevine

Vatnajökull National Park, the scene of nearly every fun thing to do in Iceland, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to an announcement from the ...


Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 1 Jul 2019  VolcanoDiscovery

Quakes detected near: Amiata (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.0), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5), Coso (3 quakes ...


Shooting High-Res Thermal Photos of Iceland to Show Nature at Work  PetaPixel

A computer vision engineer by day and photographer by night, I never take the path most traveled, especially when it comes to imaging technology. Thermal ...


Iceland glacier national park named World Heritage site  Rappler

Shaped by volcanoes and surrounded by lava fields, the park is also home to the largest glacier in Europe, after which it is named.


The River of The Trembling Spirit – An Unsupported Crossing of Iceland By Ski, Packraft and on Foot  ExplorersWeb

I was jolted awake by another violent gust of wind; the driver mumbled an apology as he struggled to keep the van on the.


Earthquake info : M4.2 earthquake on Mon, 24 Jun 13:09:10 UTC / Iceland - 1 experience report  VolcanoDiscovery

Date & time: Mon, 24 Jun 13:09:10 UTC Magnitude: 4.2. Depth: 10.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.63°N / 17.9°W (Iceland) Nearest volcano: ...


Top Gear, episode 5, review: vroom for improvement in final episode  The Telegraph

Chris Harris was very clear about the job descriptions on Top Gear (BBC Two).


Iceland volcano eruption in 1783-84 did not spawn extreme heat wave: Massive Laki volcano eruption led to unusually cold winter in Europe  Science Daily

An enormous volcanic eruption on Iceland in 1783-84 did not cause an extreme summer heat wave in Europe. But, as Benjamin Franklin speculated, the ...


No, the giant Katla volcano in Iceland isn't about to erupt  USA TODAY

Despite screaming headlines in the British tabloids and even the Sunday Times, there is no sign that Iceland's Katla volcano will erupt any time soon, scientists ...


The beauty and nuances of Iceland, through a multidisciplinary lens  Penn: Office of University Communications

Tracing a circular path around Iceland, the students in Alain Plante's Penn Global Seminar saw firsthand the nation's unique geology, culture, politics, energy, ...


Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 3 Jul 2019  VolcanoDiscovery

Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Clear Lake (52 quakes between mag 0.3-3.2), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.9), Eyafjallajökull (1 ...


The truth about Iceland's overtourism crisis  Telegraph.co.uk

Is tourism killing Iceland? Going by recent media reports, it would be easy to assume the country made famous by Eyjafjallajökull and Game of Thrones has ...


A New Study Just Revealed That Earth's Core Is Actually Leaking  ScienceAlert

Earth's magnetic field protects and makes our planet habitable by stopping harmful high-energy particles from space, including from the Sun. The source of this ...


Ben Franklin was right about Iceland's Laki volcano  Futurity: Research News

Following the 1783-84 eruption of the Laki volcano on Iceland, Benjamin Franklin speculated on its effects on the climate. A new study shows he was right.


"Volcano Tourism" A Growing Concern For Iceland  Reykjavík Grapevine

The phenomenon known as "volcano tourism" is both a cause for concern—and to tour companies, an opportunity—that Iceland must contend with.


Volcano in Iceland Is One of the Largest Sources of Volcanic CO2  Eos

High-precision airborne measurements, in combination with atmospheric modeling, suggest that the Katla subglacial caldera may be one of the planet's biggest ...


Earth's core has been leaking for billions of years  Phys.Org

Earth's magnetic field protects and makes our planet habitable by stopping harmful high-energy particles from space, including from the Sun. The source of this ...


Auburn native to hike Iceland for cancer research fundraiser  Opelika Auburn News

Six years ago, Auburn native Meredith Powell's mother, Dianne, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. This August, Powell will participate in a hike of a lifetime ...


Geologists Discover Largest Underwater Volcano, Explain Weird Hum Heard Around the World  Live Science

A strange seismic event off the coast of Africa has led scientists to a mighty finding: the discovery of the largest underwater volcanic eruption ever recorded.


Reports of a volcanic eruption in Iceland are fake news at its worst  Quartz

The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull made worldwide headlines in 2010 when it erupted ash that was blown towards Europe, so that air traffic was grounded ...


Cartoon-inspired prefab treehouse can grow taller and wider over time  Inhabitat

Design practice Studio Precht teamed up with tiny-house startup Baumbau to design Bert, a tiny modular treehouse that's expected to hit the market in spring.


Iceland volcano eruption concerns, scientists disagree  IceNews

Katla volcano has been a point of interest in recent weeks due to the release of a scientific paper revealing how much carbon dioxide is being produced by the ...


The places on Earth that look like the moon  The Independent

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Half a century on, and experts believe we'll soon be able to book commercial space flights.


Iceland volcano: Could Katla erupt and will another ash cloud disrupt European flights?  The Independent

A huge volcano in southern Iceland is belching higher quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere than previously thought, prompting scientists to ...


Lyndonville man to hike through 'Fire and Ice' for cancer research  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A Lyndonville man and local pastor will hike through "fire and ice" next month to raise money for the fight against multiple myeloma, a cancer that targets white ...



Iceland volcano SHOCK: Katla volcano is releasing HUGE amounts of gas  Express.co.uk

HUGE amounts of potentially dangerous methane gas are being released from a glacier connected to Katla volcano - one of Iceland's most active volcanoes.


9-years since the Fimmvorduhals volcanic eruption  Guide to Iceland Now

On 20 March 2010, after months of heightened seismic activity, a volcanic eruption on the Fimmvörðuháls Pass opened a 500-metre fissure in the Southern ...


Material from Earth's Core Has Been Leaking into Mantle for Billions of Years | Geophysics, Geoscience  Sci-News.com

Earth's magnetic field protects and makes our planet habitable by stopping harmful high-energy particles from space, including from the Sun. The source of this ...


Logo Lineage Part 9: Branding the Island Carriers  AirlineGeeks.com

For businesses across the world, branding plays a crucial role in public perception and airlines are no different. One of the most prominent pieces of an.


9 years since Eyjafjallajökull eruption in Iceland  Guide to Iceland Now

Today marks the nine-year-anniversary of Eyjafjallajökull's mighty 2010 eruption, an explosion that created an ash plume so large that much of mainland ...


New study confirms monster volcano Katla is charging up for an eruption  Iceland Magazine

Katla, a giant volcano hidden beneath the ice cap of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, is busy filling its magma chambers, new research confirms. An eruption in Katla would ...


Oh Yeah! 100 Years Ago Today, Iceland's Katla Erupted  Reykjavík Grapevine

It's time to celebrate. To be fair, it's always time to celebrate. But today it's time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the last major eruption of Iceland's beloved ...


In pictures: New Unesco World Heritage Sites  BBC News

Every year, natural and cultural landmarks from around the world are singled out for their "outstanding universal value" to humanity. Unesco's World Heritage ...


Biggest Earthquake in 27 Years by South Iceland’s Volcanic Surtsey Island  Guide to Iceland Now

Last night, a powerful earthquake hit the Isle of Surtsey, a part of the South Coast's Vestmannaeyjar islands. The 3.4 magnitude quake struck at 1.42 AM.


Icelandic Volcanic Eruption in 1783 Led to Frozen Winter—But Not Scalding Summer  Laboratory Equipment

Extreme weather in the 18th century was thought to be caused by a volcanic eruption, but new evidence suggests otherwise.


Planning an International Magma Observatory  Eos

A planned project will drill into a magma reservoir in Iceland that has never erupted to the surface, giving scientists a *fresh* look at Earth's underground “plumbing ...


Did a Volcanic Eruption in 1783 Change the Climate in Europe?  Eos

A new model of the Laki eruption in Iceland suggests that normal climate variability was to blame for the anomalously warm summer.


Stunning photos show the 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world  INSIDER

UNESCO has added 29 sites to its list of World Heritage sites around the world, from iconic American architecture, to an ancient city in Iraq, to some of the ...


Iceland Volcano and Glacier Are Releasing Huge Amounts of Methane, Scientists Discover  Newsweek

Huge amounts of methane are being released from a glacier connected to Katla—one of Iceland's largest and most active volcanoes. Researchers found that up ...


Icelandic Volcano Accused of Causing the Worst Year in History  Guide to Iceland Now

Harvard historian, Michael McCormick, asserts that the year 536 AD was the worst year to be alive in human history, and the catalyst for a century-long spell of ...


The Elusive Volcanic Eruptions That Plunged Europe Into The Dark Ages  Forbes

The years after 536 CE were characterized by widespread famine and a devastating plague swept across Europe. Scientists believe a powerful volcanic ...


Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Triggered Colder Winters  Science Times

The massive volcanic eruption that happened in Iceland in 1984 might have caused the unusually colder winter, new studies say.


Öraefajökull volcano (Iceland): continuing seismic unrest cause worries about potential reawakening  VolcanoDiscovery

The volcano is continuing to show signs of unrest. Over the past months, elevated numbers of small earthquakes have continued to occur beneath the ...


Volcanoes in Iceland | TRIVIA QUIZ  Guide to Iceland Now

Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries on earth, its high level of activity a consequence of sitting upon a hotspot known as a deep mantle plume.


Terrawatch: Katla volcano may erupt - but not just yet  The Guardian

Scientists are monitoring CO2 released by the Icelandic volcano, which may help predict an eruption more accurately.


Iceland Possibly To Blame For "Worst Year To Be Alive" In World History  Reykjavík Grapevine

A cluster of volcanic eruptions in the 6th century may have been responsible for what is being called " the worst year to be alive" in human history.


The Krafla fires: One of the largest volcanic eruptions of Iceland's modern history  Iceland Magazine

The eruptions in Krafla in North East Iceland, which began in December 1975, were one of the largest volcanic eruption in modern Icelandic history.


More Than 30000 Earthquakes Trace the Movement of Magma  Eos

Seismometers near Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcanic system pinpointed thousands of earthquakes in 2014–2015, revealing where molten rock was moving ...


Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano early morning  Iceland Magazine

A strong earthquake swarm was detected in the central caldera of the monster volcano Bárðarbunga shortly after six this morning. The most powerful quake was ...


Öræfajökull Volcano: Will It Or Won't It Erupt?  Reykjavík Grapevine

Speculation has been swirling about the glacier-covered volcano in southeast Iceland, but the activity of volcanoes is notoriously difficult to predict.


Iceland's Largest Volcano Bardarbunga May Be Ready to Erupt  National Geographic

Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano system was racked by four large earthquakes at the end of October. The rumbles, reported as magnitudes 3.9, 3.2, 4.7, and 4.7, ...


The captivating corner of Iceland with sleeping volcanoes and 'flying horses' – but no tourists  Telegraph.co.uk

“It's like the lottery. If you make it up here you're lucky” my guide tells me, his eyelashes clumping with ice as we shelter behind the bulk of a Snowcat.


In praise of plot-to-plate  The Age

You might think that the experiences of an Icelandic chef whose ingredients are largely limited to what he can forage or grow on a wet, wind-whipped island in ...


Exploring a Desert Portal to Other Worlds  UANews

Graduate students explored a crater in the Canyon de Chelly National Monument in northeastern Arizona last fall. (Courtesy of the Lunar and Planetary ...


Tourists Are Getting Too Close to Volcanoes | Smart News  Smithsonian.com

Visitors to Iceland's volcanoes are ignoring the rules, many to get the perfect selfie.


Ancient City of Babylon Among New Unesco World Heritage Sites  Smithsonian.com

Other additions include ancient metallurgy sites in Burkina Faso, Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park and eight buildings designed by Frank LLoyd Wright.


Powerful Earthquake at Bárðarbunga  IcelandReview

A powerful earthquake measuring 4.8 occurred on the northern rim of the Bárðarbunga volcano in the early hours of Friday morning, RÚV reports. The initial ...


The third major volcano of Vatnajökull stirs: Sharp tremors in Grímsvötn volcano  Iceland Magazine

Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Iceland and Europe, hides five or six active volcanoes. In addition to Bárðarbunga and Öræfajökull, which have been ...


100 Years Since Katla’s Last Eruption—Iceland’s Most Feared Volcano is Long Overdue  Guide to Iceland Now

Situated under south Iceland's Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Katla is among the world's fiercest and most active volcanos. Of all the volcanoes in Iceland, this is the one ...


Sharp earthquakes in Iceland's second deadliest volcano Öræfajökull at midnight  Iceland Magazine

A brief but sharp earthquake swarm was detected in Öræfajökull, one of Iceland's most powerful volcanoes shortly before midnight, yesterday Monday.


Taking a look at the new wonders included in the World Heritage List  Daily Times

... * The 43rd Summit of the United Nations World Heritage Organisation continued until July 10 and finalised seven places to add to their list. Raana Kanwal.


72 Hours in Iceland  Newsweek

The way things are evolving, in twenty years we might (but probably won't) be able to vacation on the moon. Of course, that would be epic, but in the meantime ...


Experts Warn Iceland's Biggest Volcano Is 'Ready To Erupt'  Forbes Now

Geologists are closely monitoring Iceland's biggest volcano after a string of recent activity. The earthquake activity is often a telltale sign that the volcano is ...


The story behind Iceland's volcanic elephant  Mother Nature Network

Elephant Rock in Iceland is a volcanic rock formation that looks just like an elephant dipping its trunk in the water.


Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air  Phys.org

In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity, cleaning the air of harmful emissions that ...


Geology study finds massive volcanic blast  BBC News

An Edinburgh scientist warns not enough is known about predicting major volcanic eruptions.


Places on Earth that look like another planet  The Telegraph

To create reconstructions of dramatic events on Mars, Venus and Pluto, the team behind BBC Two's The Planets needed to find otherworldly landscapes here on ...


Katla Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ENDEX ENDEX ENDEX OBS VA DTG: 14/1310Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Katla volcano (Southern Iceland): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


The Worst Time in History to Be Alive, According to Science  History

The ninth plague of Egypt was complete darkness that lasted for three days. But in 536 A.D., much of the world went dark for a full 18 months, as a mysterious fog ...


Volcanoes! Lightning! And Radioactive Gas, Too  The New York Times

Studying radon's role in the electrification of plumes above volcanoes could help people anticipate the damage resulting from eruptions, scientists say.


20 photos of Iceland’s majestic landscapes  National Geographic

From glacial lagoons to volcanic caves, fill out your Iceland bucket list with these stunning destinations.


How Countries Use Energy And What It Means for Climate Change  Bloomberg

The world has almost doubled its energy consumption since 1980. While renewable energy resources such as solar and wind power are getting cheaper to ...


A Photographic Tour Of Some Of Iceland's Most Beautiful Volcanoes  Forbes

This is what Iceland's most visually resplendent volcanic features look like.


Exception or Rule? The Case of Katla, One of Iceland's Subglacial Volcanoes  GlacierHub

A recent study about Katla, a subglacial volcano in Iceland, revealed that despite previous assumptions, Katla emits CO2 at a globally significant level.


The Volcanoes That Altered Art And Society  Science Friday

Volcanoes have a long and storied history of altering the course of art and human culture.


Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano at midnight  Iceland Magazine

A strong earthquake swarm hit the monster volcano Bárðarbunga late yesterday evening, Monday. Two separate 4+ earthquakes, including a 4.6 magnitude ...


Iceland's second deadliest volcano stirs: A sharp earthquake swarm detected in Öræfajökull  Iceland Magazine

Several relatively strong earthquakes have been detected in one of the most powerful volcanoes in Iceland sinc yesterday. A total of 15 quakes have been ...


Volcanic ash impact on air travel could be reduced says new research  Science Daily

Volcanologists have developed a method and camera that could help reduce the dangers, health risks and travel impacts of ash plumes during a volcanic ...


Preparing for the Next 'Supervolcano' Eruption  U.S. News & World Report

Scientists around the world are collaborating to monitor volcanic activity and better inform governments on preparing for the next major eruption.


How A Volcano (Sort Of) Caused The Middle Ages  Forbes

In 536 CE, a titanic eruption covered Europe in a cloud. A new collaboration between scientists and historians shows what that meant, the rich possibilities of ...


Justin Bieber effect leads to closure of Icelandic canyon  The Guardian

Fjaðrárgljúfur closed off to protect it from fans after it starred in pop star's video.


Understanding Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull  Iceland Monitor

What is the meaning of Hekla? You've probably heard of Iceland's most famous volcano, but the answer to what its name means can be found on the website of ...


Warning against 'volcano tourism' risks  BBC News

Thrill-seeking tourists are putting themselves in danger and hampering emergency services by heading towards volcanoes when they erupt. A report from the ...


The mystery of volcanic lightning continues to intrigue researchers  AccuWeather.com

Many of the complex intricacies that cause volcanic lightning are still mysteries to researchers.


The Real Lava Experience: A Visit To Vík's Brand New Icelandic Lava Show  Reykjavík Grapevine

This September, almost 100 years after Katla's last eruption, a particularly volcanic piece of history is brought back to life. Fittingly located in the middle of the ...


The Risk of Hiking up Hekla  Iceland Monitor

Hekla volcano, South Iceland, is a great tourist attraction. But hiking up the mountain comes with a risk, as outdoor enthusiast Einar Skúlason points out on in an ...


Öræfajökull Glacier Volcano Rumbling  Guide to Iceland Now

Several earthquakes have been recorded at Bárðarbunga on the Öræfajökull glacier volcano in the last few days. On Oct. 1, two quakes were recorded.


A massive volcanic eruption spurred Iceland to convert to Christianity  Quartz

Researchers have recently been able to piece together details that could help tell the story of how a massive volcanic eruption in 939 CE shifted culture and ...


Quake in monster volcano Bárðarbunga early morning  Iceland Magazine

A sharp earthquake swarm was detected in the Bárðarbunga caldera early morning today, Monday. A 3.0 magnitude quake, with an epicenter 7.6 km (4.7 mi) ...