Top News

Holuhraun Sept 1 Jardv

From Surveillance Flight over Eruption

TF-SIF, the Icelandic Coast Guard's aircraft, did a surveillance flight this afternoon, 13:45 - 16:30. Conditions were somewhat cloudy, but visibility was fair in low flight and radar images were retrieved at higher altitudes. The fissure is 1,5 km long. Continuous eruption takes place on a 600-800...
Holuhraun Sept 1 Jardv

Intensity of Eruption Unclear

Volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson went with other scientists to the eruption fissure this afternoon. He says it is difficult to assess the size of the eruption and the near future. The lava fountains are now 30 to 50 meters (100 to 160 feet) again. The fissure is on fire from end to end.

Queue 'Front Page EN'

Reviews

Reykjavík Walks

In Reykjavík Walks , Icelandic historian Guðjón Friðriksson guides you around the streets of downtown Reykjavík.
Reykjavík Walks book cover

Special Supplements

We also publish a range of special supplements in Iceland Review/Atlantica, usually one per issue. The supplements can be downloaded for free here