Iceland

Category archives for Iceland

Grímsvötn: awesome pics

visir.is has some very impressive up close photos of the eruption

here we go again… this is the map of earthquakes in the last 24 hours in Iceland, kinda lit up there – nice illustration of the mid-atlantic ridge coming up from the south and south-west and bisecting the island

volcanic rumbles

Icelandic media are reporting audible rumbles from Eyjafjallajökull sunday evening. Earthquake activity is not up, though over the last few weeks there have been some small tremors under the glacier. No sign of an actual eruption, and no sign of activity under her big sister, Katla. Yet. There is a spike in earthquake activity at…

It sounds like a whisper

I just had an ice cold Pepsi this afternoon. It was 35+C (ok, in the mid-nineties), I had just come back from a long hot walk through the kidfest day at the Artfest and I just had to have it. It was so refreshing, and cool, and invigorating. Why it was exhilarating.

Inspired by Iceland

Inspired by Iceland wants you to know Iceland is bursting with energy!

The eruption in Eyjafjallajökull has abated and latest reports sunday show the vent closed and no ash or lava flow. Míla camera shows small steam plume monday morning The mountain is quiet, no earthquakes right now, nor any in Katla. There have been many small earthquakes around Iceland, some in worrying places, but no consistent…

It is not true that, after the failure to put a specially made “top hat” on top of Eyjafjallajökull to stem the ash plume, there will be an attempt to put a hose on top of the mountain to capture the ash;

you know how sometimes a bank will just decide that it didn’t like how the original term of its loan worked out and it will just change the deal to something better? They can do that, it is all in the fine print. Now they’ve done it again

Útrásar Víkingar – that is what we called them, the new Masters of the Universe who set forth from Iceland in the last decade to conquer the new world of finance.