Route Map

Choose one of the main areas which we visit on our field trip, for a more detailed map, pictures and information.

1. The Skaftár lava (Laki) - erupted in 1783-84

2. The Skeiðárarsandur - site of catastrophic jökulhlaup floods in 1996 and often in the past.

3. Katla (Mýrdalskökull) - last major eruption in 1918 and long overdue.

4. Hekla, the medieval entrance to hell - eruptions in 1991, 1981 and 1970. A major eruption in 1947 and many large eruptions in historical time.

5. Vestmannaeyjar - eruption in 1973 led to evacuation of this thriving fishing centre. Today life is back to normal.

Please travel along with us on some or all of these trips
New material will be added for some time, so come back again too.