Get our newsletter!
Zu den weltweiten Vulkanreisen von Volcano-Adventures!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Garantierte Reisen:
8.-21. Dez 2018: Wüste, Salz und Vulkane - Danakilwüste Äthiopien)
27. Dez 18 - 2. Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawai'i
2.-17. Mai 2019: Von Krakatau bis Bali - Java (Indonesien)
4.-11.(12.) Mai 2019: Faszination Vulkan - Santorin (Griechenland)
4.-12. Mai 2019: Feuerberge Siziliens - vom Stromboli zum Ätna - Äolische Inseln + Ätna
11.-19. Mai 2019: Feuerberge Siziliens - vom Stromboli zum Ätna - Äolische Inseln + Ätna
7.-12. Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8.-16. Jun 2019: Feuerberge Siziliens - vom Stromboli zum Ätna - Äolische Inseln + Ätna
14.-30. Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi Halmahera (Indonesien)
8.-23. Jul 2019: Von Krakatau bis Bali - Java (Indonesien)
: Plätze frei / : garantiert / : Wenig freie Plätze / : Ausgebucht
Zufallsfotos

Vulkannachrichten:

Earthquakes under Öræfajökull during the past 7 days
Donnerstag, Okt 25, 2018
The volcano is continuing to show signs of unrest. Over the past months, elevated numbers of small earthquakes have continued to occur beneath the glacier-covered volcano, suggesting that fresh magma has been accumulating at shallow depth around 5 km. ... [mehr]
Samstag, Mai 05, 2018
On 4 May, the Icelandic Met Office reduced the Aviation Color Code at Öræfajökull from Yellow to Green due to signs of reduced activity. Since September 2017 there has been less earthquake activity, stable hydrological and geochemical measurements, and reduced geothermal heat output. There has been possible minor ongoing inflation, but no signs of an imminent eruption. [mehr]

Iceland and its volcanoes:

Iceland has the land area of Virginia and the population of Virginia Beach (about 260,000 people). The country has the highest literacy rate (100%) of any nation in the world. Its history has always been closely related to volcanoes and knowledge of many volcanic eruptions since the middle ages are preserved in accounts.
First settled by Vikings in the 9th century AD, Iceland established its own parliament in 930 and recorded its first historical volcanic eruption only a few years later. After a golden age of literature in the 12th and 13th centuries (when the sagas were written), natural history reporting reached a low around the 15th century. In the years 1707-09 a third of the population died from smallpox, and the 1783-84 Laki eruption killed a fifth of the remaining population by famine. Iceland gained sovereignty from Denmark in 1918 and complete independence in 1944.
Iceland is noted for subglacial and regional fissure eruptions related to the rifting process between the separating plates.
---
(adapted from GVP/Smithsonian Institution)
 

Vulkane von Island

Iceland, the land of ice and fire, is a true paradise for volcanologists. In few places on earth, geology and human history are so closely connected to volcanism as on Iceland. The island owns its existence to a large volcanic hot spot sitting on a mid-oceanic ridge, a unique setting. The plate boundary between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates crosses Iceland from south to North and the spreading process can be directly measured and observed on land.

Lageskizze von Island auf dem Mittelozeanischen Rücken im Nordatlantik, der die Grenze zwischen der Amerikanischen und Eurasischen Platte bildet.
Lageskizze von Island auf dem Mittelozeanischen Rücken im Nordatlantik, der die Grenze zwischen der Amerikanischen und Eurasischen Platte bildet.
Vereinfachte Karte von Island mit seinen Riftzonen und aktiven Vulkanen
Vereinfachte Karte von Island mit seinen Riftzonen und aktiven Vulkanen

 

Mehr auf VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery und andere Quellen wie angegeben.
Verwendung von Bildern: Text und Fotos auf dieser Webseite sind urheberrechtlich geschützt. Weitere Verwendung und Kopieren ohne vorherige Genehmigung ist untersagt. Wenn Sie Fotos für private oder gewerbliche Zwecke nutzen wollen, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte.