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Askja – Getting warmer?

As most of you know I started to say that Askja is heading towards an eruption a couple of years ago. The reason back then was the persistant seismic activity in the Dreki area and the Herdubreid area. Later Hazel Rhymer published a paper with information about an inflation taking place within the caldera, and…

Photograph by Skúli Thor Magnusson. Stunning view of the Veidivötn Lakes.

Activity in Iceland’s Dead Zone

The Dead Zone In the area going from Vatnajökull down to Torfajökull and Myrdalsjökull there is normally almost no seismic activity. This has given the area the not so scientific name of the Dead Zone. It contains the fissure swarms of Bárdarbunga, Grimsvötn and Katla. Grimsvötns fissure swarm is called Laki and Katlas is called…

Image: IMO, rights reserved. Almost a star at Godabunga

Some activity in Iceland

As most of you have noticed, Iceland have been really quiet lately. Well, now there seems to be a bit of activity in Iceland. So, here is the first activity report of Iceland on this blog. Katla, or more to the point, Godabunga put in a short appearance; Thursday 24.11.2011 15:39:13 63.630 -19.190 1.7 km…