The Cracks Ripping Earth Apart

The Cracks Ripping Earth Apart

volcano_status1Earthquakes and tremors seem to be a regular occurrence lately, and unless we live near where continental plates border each other, we probably do not feel the destructive impact of their collisions and movements so much. Along these tectonic plates are also found the most active volcanoes in our world, and no better place to learn about these things than Iceland, where the Mid-Atlantic Fault runs through the island and the lava underground flows copiously to the surface. This informative geographic article is the result of a study on the Bardarbunga’s Magma Chambers by Freysteinn Sigmundsson, a geologist, and his team from the University of Iceland.

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