Iceland
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18

DIVERGENCE- Oceanic Crust Separating  (4 views)
Images are from Google Earth
 

Iceland on top of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
 
latitude: 63.685      longitude:  -20.511
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO, NGA, USGS 


inclined view of Iceland sitting on top of Mid-Atlantic Ridge

latitude: 63.479      longitude:  -22.047
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO, NGA,
LDEO-Columbia


Rift Zone

latitude: 64.046      longitude:  -19.628
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO, NGA,
Digital Globe

Close View of Rift Zone- Southern End of Iceland
width of view- 9 kilometers

latitude: 63.9224.046      longitude:  -22.063
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus,
Digital Globe, IBCAO
 

Iceland Linked Geology References
 

Iceland Geology
https://sites.google.com/site/myvo90/Home/field-trips/iceland
 

Icelandic Institute of Natural History-geology maps
http://en.ni.is/geology/geological-maps/maps-geology-600000

The Iceland Hot Spot
http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/student/brown3/iceland.htm

The Iceland Volcano Bardarbunga-earthquakes
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/iceland-volcano-bardarbunga-rumbling-threatens-air-travel-1.2740584

Iceland Geology:  Earthquakes in Iceland
http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=191
 

How to Explore Iceland through the Eyes of a Geologist
http://exploringtheearth.com/2016/07/05/geological-journey-iceland-land-fire-ice-part-1

Blueberry Slopes- Iceland Geology
http://blueberryslopes.com/iceland-geology

Iceland- Geologic Features
http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/research/klicht/Iceland/Geologic%20Features/index.htm

Geology of Iceland- Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_Iceland

Introduction to the Geology of Iceland
http://www.tobias-weisenberger.de/6Iceland.html

   

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