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Megan Pekosz

on 30 October 2015

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Transcript of Volcanoes

Where & Tectonic Features
Located in southern Iceland Under Eyjafjallajökull icecap
Southern end of volcano was once a part of the Atlantic Coastline
Only three eruptions since 1600's (1612 or 1613, 1821-1823, and 2010)
Iceland lies on Mid-Ocean Ridge
Eyjafjallajökull's Last Eruption
When & Historical Event
April/May 2010
Unusually long ash-spread that lingered in the atmosphere (2010)
14 month long eruption
Thank You!
Adrianna Navarro
Megan Pekosz
Kacper Stopa
Andrew Onativia

Current Status
The volcano has not shown any signs of an eruption in the near future but is still considered to be active. Eyjafjallajökull usually goes several centuries between eruptions, erupting in 920, 1612 or 1613, 1821-1823 and 2010.
A summit elevation of 5,417 ft. (summit elevation meaning the highest point of elevation
Volcano is entirely covered by an icecap (39 square miles)
Is 16 miles west of Katla (Any eruption from Katla that followed an eruption from Eyjafjallajökull has historically occurred within months of an Eyjafjallajökull eruption, Scientist think they have a certain connection)
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