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Iceland

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Iceland

The Iceland hotspot is one of the key features of the North Atlantic...

NHBS Price: £24.99 $33/€29 approx

Series: Classic Geology in Europe Volume: 3

By: Thor Thordarson and Armann Hoskuldsson

200 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Terra Publishing

Paperback | Jan 2002 | Edition: 1 | #122197 | ISBN: 1903544068
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Concise and authoritative field guide to a country where rifting of the crust, volcanic eruptions and glacial activity are among a host of processes and features to be found. The material is presented as a set of excursions, with due emphasis on regions and localities popular among visitors. The first chapter gives a brief overview of the geology of Iceland and the principal processes that have shaped the island through its relatively short geological life. The book progresses in an anti-clockwise direction around the country and ends with a selection of excursions among the interior highlands.


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