Edificating the Daily Fail and Friday’s NtV Riddle!

While we are pondering the deep magmatic earthquakes that are taking place under the Harðurátungusprungu I thought we should teach the news media that there are many volcanoes in Iceland. Some newspapers seem to only know about Katla and perhaps Lakí, and if they are really spiffy they might have heard about Hekla. A few…

Hellisheidahraun Lava

Hello Everyone! I wish to congratulate the winners of this weeks competition. I had done a lot to the image by Eggert Nordahl. I croped it to remove the Hellisheidarvirkjun pipelines on the left of the picture, and I also croped off the Hellisheidar-SIL. Then I inverted it to further bungle up any Google Image Searches.…

Tungnafellsjökull – Tectonic Earthquakes

There has been an earthquake swarm at the northern end of the Tungnafellsjökull during the evening and throughout the night. The swarm is still ongoing. There has been a lot of speculation out there in the blogosphere about it being volcanic in nature. It is not, it is purely tectonic. As some of you know…