Voor iedereen die zich na de eruptie van Eyjafjallajokullwil verdiept in de geologie en ontstaansgeschiedenis van IJsland. Engelse tekst. 408 pagina's, met vele kleurenfoto's, kaartjes, diagrammen en doorsnedes. Living earth Outline of the geology of Iceland - Ari Trausti Gumundsson, Halldor Kjartansson - Mal og menning / Forlagid A reader's journey through the geological history of Iceland. A tale of the creation of Iceland and how it became what it is today. A venture into the natural wonders; into a variety of volcanic phenomena and the geothermal wonderland, blending into the largest glaciated areas in Europe and situated at a hotspot of the global tectonic system. You will also find here an overview of the rocks and minerals, the dynamic marine environment, the climatic history and the present climatic trend which is of importance in the context of global warming and spurs the quest for renewable, clean energy resources, where Iceland has a prominent role.