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Photo of the Day: Blue hour setting over Strombolicchio islet with its lighthouse.
Infos + news about volcanic activity in Iceland: Hekla, Katla, Krafla, Askja, Eyafjallajökull, Heimaey, Surtsey are famous names of active volcanoes, but there are many more in Iceland.
Det norske to buy Noreco's Norwegian licence portfolio
Svenska holds 13 licences in Norway, which include the Krafla/Askja (25%), Garantiana (20%), Frigg Gamma Delta (40%) and Fulla/Lille-Frigg (25%) discoveries in the North Sea. In addition, it holds four exploration licences in the Norwegian Sea.
The magnificen Lake Mývatn attracts a great number of tourists in winter
Lake Víti is located in the Krafla caldera area in the Mývatn region and is easily accessible by an asphalt road leading to it from Route 1 (the Ring Road). The lake dates back to 1724, when glowing magma blew a 300-meter-wide (1,000 ft.
Photo of the Day: Námaskarð solfataras near Krafla volcano, Iceland
Intraplate volcanism: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.
MBIE funds UC research in international science partnerships
The University of Canterbury is a key partner in the Krafla Magma Drilling Project (KMDP), the first deliberate attempt to drill into a magma chamber, in Iceland.

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