Iceland, the land of Fire and Ice

The landscape of Iceland is carved by the competing forces of volcanism and glaciation. Recent eruptions at Fagradalsfjall have showcased the typical Icelandic style of volcanism, with fissure eruptions, lava fountains and lava flows, drawing huge crowds to marvel at the spectacle. This talk explores the country's fascinating geology, comparing some of the most interesting eruptions and new advances that have been made in volcanology through their study.

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Dr Rebecca Williams, University of Hull


Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens York YO1 7FR

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