Despite its primordial, terrifying presence, appearing more like Mordor than anywhere earthly,...
An interesting note about the Fagradalsfjall eruption - particularly to those fascinated by geology and volcanism - is the qualities of the lava that is emerging from it. According to early data, this is the oldest lava that has emerged in Iceland for 7,000 years.
This can be attributed to the deep magma chamber beneath it, usually only found at the bottom of ocean rifts.
Last I checked, Iceland sat atop the Mid Atlantic Ridge...This can be attributed to the deep magma chamber beneath it, usually only found at the bottom of ocean rifts.
Same here. The footage is amazing.Closest I've been to a volcano is the capulin volcano in New Mexico.
There is plenty out there towards the raton-clayton volcanic field.Same here. The footage is amazing.
I need a big volcanic rock. Wife wants a rock garden off the front porch so as a centerpiece a Lava rock with all the holes, drilled so that water can flow over the top of the rock from a pump underneath is the goal.