Footage from the NASA satellite Landsat 8 shows the widening of the cauldron, and that the crevasses are becoming more clear, of Öræfajökull volcano.
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Just under a hundred earthquakes have been measured in the area Skjaldbreið lava shield since yesterday evening.
Ancient tree stumps found under Breiðamerkurjökull glacier are confirmed to be roughly 3,000 years old.
An Icelandic ‘Ram Registry,’ published yearly, has acted as a matchmaking service for Icelandic sheep for 20 years.
Three new safety information signs have been placed along the popular hiking path up Esja mountain, just north of Reykjavík.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.
The Common Rock Crab has now become South West Iceland‘s most common crab species, 11 years after its arrival from North American shores.
Members of the police were dispatched to Jökulsárlón earlier today after a number of tourists had begun traversing the frozen lake.
Rescue services were busy around the country last night, due to extreme weather, particularly in the northern parts.
The Ring Road has been reopened to traffic at Holtavörðuheiði, Northwest Iceland, following a heavy snowstorm which trapped seven trucks and their drivers overnight.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has deemed mussels in Hvalfjörður fjord safe to consume, ending a two-year alert.
The earnings from admission to Hallgrímskirkja church’s tower amounted to ISK 238 million last year, resulting in an overall profit for the church.
A police resolution in the South of Iceland prohibits travellers from staying overnight in populated areas. Travellers are to sleep in regulated campsites.
A few minor accidents occurred this morning due to the first snowfall of the season in the Reykjavík capital area.