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Drilling samples

Iceland in Boxes

At the old slaughterhouse in Breiðdalsvík, in the East Fjords, Iceland is being installed―samples of it, that is.

Gunnuhver hot spring, Reykjanes, Southwest Iceland.

Reykjanes Geopark Internationally Accredited

Reykjanes Geopark in Southwest Iceland was accepted into the European Geoparks Network (EGN) in Rokua Geopark in Finland on September 5. EGN is supported by UNESCO and is the formal association of areas in Europe that have important geological significance.

Hamarsfjörður fjord.

Traces of Lost Continent Found beneath Iceland

Scientists at the University of Oslo, led by geology professor Trond H. Torsvik, believe to have discovered traces of a lost continent in the rock around Öræfajökull, a Vatnajökull outlet glacier, in Southeast Iceland. The region may lie on top of the continent, which used to be part of...