Volcanic geology, hot springs and geysers of Iceland.

Washington, 1950.

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Subjects Geysers -- Iceland.
Geysers -- Islande.
Springs -- Iceland.
Volcanoes -- Iceland.
Volcans -- Islande.
Series Carnegie Institution of Washington publication ; 587.
Description xi, 174 pages illustrations, maps (2 folded, 1 color) 30 cm.
Copyright Date 1950.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. 1. Volcanic geology of Iceland: location and geography. Geological setting and reasons for volcanism in Iceland. Tertiary volcanism in Iceland. The age of the Thulean basalts. Volcanism in Iceland in Pleistocene and recent time. Thermal activity in Iceland in Pleistocene time. Some conclusions regarding volcanism and thermal activity. Bibliography of volcanism in Iceland -- part 2. Hot springs: Ground-water phenomena in Iceland. Temperature of hot springs. Discharge of hot springs. Spring gases. Hydrogen-ion concentration in the hot-spring water and its relation to volcanic activity. Substances dissolved in the hot-spring water. Incrustations and hot-spring deposits. Chemical alteration of rocks. Bibliography of hot springs -- part 3. Geysers: Some periodic springs. Geysers of Iceland. Geyser theories. Bibliography of geysir and geyeser action -- part 4. Description of hot-spring areas: The Torfajökull region. Seljavallalaug. Hekla. The lowland between Hekla and the River þjórsá. The district between þjórsá, Hvitá, and Laxá. The Hruni district in Hreppar. The geysir group. The region north of the River Hvitá. The Flói district. Ingolfsfjall. The Hengill-Ölfus area. The northern slope of Hengill. The Reykjanes Peninsula. The vicinity of Reykjavík. Borgarfjarðarsýsla. Snæfellsnes. Hvammsfjörð. Breiðifjörð. The northwestern fiords. The eastern shore of the northwestern peninsula. The region south of Húnaflói. Skagafjörð and the Jökulsá Valley. The environs of Akureyri. Reykjahverfi. Laugar in Reykjadal. The Mývatn region. Ódáðahraun and Askja. The eastern fiords and valleys. Jökullfell. Hveravellir. Kerlingarfjöll. Bibliography to part IV.
Geographic Area Iceland
Network Numbers (OCoLC)637887
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Barth, Tom F. W. 1899-1971.
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