Resources & Links

Web Links

Geysir
http://www.geysir.com/
This “Iceland Informationservice” has a fine photo gallery as well as information in both English and German.

Grimsvotn, Iceland
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/
volc_images/img_grimsvotn.html

Visit this Volcano World page to see satellite images of Grímsvötn volcano and Vatnajökull glacier and to read about the 1996 eruption of the Gjalp fissure.

iceland.org
http://www.iceland.org/
Iceland’s United States embassy hosts this impressive gateway to all things Icelandic.

NGS Resources
(For a comprehensive list of the Society’s resources, go to the NGS Publications Index.)

Television
“Volcano!” May 1997.

National Geographic
Oeland, Glenn. “Iceland’s Trial by Fire.” Pages 58-71, May 1997.

World
Rinard, Judith. “Icy Hot.” Pages 7-9. April 1997.

Traveler
Tourtellot, Jonathan. “Ring Around Iceland.” Pages 67-84, May/June 1994.

Book
O’Neill, Thomas. Beyond the Horizon: Adventures in Faraway Lands. Pages 88-121, 1992.

National Geographic
Levathes, Louise. “Iceland: Life Under the Glaciers.” Pages 184-215, February 1987.

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Additional Resources

Bárdarson, Hjálmar. Ice and Fire. Reykjavik, 1971.

Mönzer, Ulrich. Iceland: Volcanoes, Glaciers, Geysers. Atlantis, 1985.

Órarinsson, Sigurdur. Surtsey, the News Island in the North Atlantic. Viking Press, 1967.

Scherman, Katharine. Daughter of Fire: A Portrait of Iceland. Little, Brown, 1976.

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