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VOLCANO & EARTHQUAKE NEWS BY LAVA CENTRE

Young people interacting with virtual volcanoes at the LAVA Centre - reddot award 2018 Corporative
August 20, 2018

LAVA Centre Receives Two Red Dot Awards

Gagarin and Basalt Architects have been awarded the much-coveted Red Dot as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018, the globally renowned design…
Volcano Activity
December 7, 2017

Land of Fire

If you plan to visit Iceland in the future or have already arrived in the country you might be aware about the relatively frequent volcanic…
Volcano Activity
November 29, 2017

Earthquakes

Hundreds of earthquakes every week are registered by the elaborate monitoring system run by the Iceland Met. Office. Most of them are very small (up…
Volcano Activity
November 28, 2017

A Country Ripping at the Seam

Iceland is no stranger to earthquakes as the country is situated on the Mid Atlantic Ridge where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are…
Breaking News
November 21, 2017

Unrest in Mt. Öræfajökull

Currently, news on Öræfajökull, Iceland´s largest central volcano (2,110 m), flash in the media. Earthquakes, including deep source shocks, and sudden geothermal activity cause concern.…
Breaking News
November 9, 2017

Jökulhlaups

The recent floods from the two distinct, subglacial, geothermal areas underneath the ice in the western Vatnajökull ice cap occur every 2-3 years on the…
UncategorizedVolcano Activity
November 2, 2017

Katla

The subglacial Katla volcano, set with a very large caldera, has not overtly erupted since 1918. Like Hekla, the volcano has blown its lid once…
Volcano Activity
October 26, 2017

Grímsvötn

Still another volcano, currently receiving magma from below is Grímsvötn. It is a central volcano in the Vatnajökull ice cap. Grímsvötn is the most active…
Corporative
October 12, 2017

UNWTO – Secretary visited LAVA Centre in connection of the annual general meeting of the Icelandic Tourist Board.

UNWTO - Secretary – General, Mr. Taleb Rifai and Christopher Imbsen Deputy Regional Manager for Europe visited The New LAVA–Centre last week in connection of…