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P number: P572514
Caption: Iceland, Akureyri to Myvatn area.
Description: Skutustadir on the south side of Lake Myvatn (My= midge, Vatn= lake). View SE of Blafjall (1222m). Sub-ice volcanic cone. Flat-topped steep-sided characteristic of volcanoes erupting through ice where a simple cone is not formed. Composed of Upper Pleistocene basic and intermediate hyaloclastic and pillow lavas in core. Supraglacial lavas and outwash sediment collapsed around margins.
Date taken: Sun Jun 13 00:00:00 BST 2004
Photographer: Hopson, P.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 63.86KB; 1000 x 750 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 198 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Special collections/ Iceland geology, Unsorted Images  


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