TITLE

Iceland's trial by fire

AUTHOR(S)
Oeland, Glenn; Winter, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
National Geographic;May97, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the volcanic eruption below Iceland's Vatnajokull glacier that peaked in October 1996. One of the largest volcanic eruptions to hit Iceland in the 20th century; Ice-capped crater known as Grimsvotn caldera; The result of flooding; Iceland as sitting on a subarctic hot spot; Anatomy of a meltdown; Space-age look at an ice-age event.
ACCESSION #
9704282587

 

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