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Space habitats tested out in Iceland

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Geothermal heat in Hveradalir, in Kerlingarfjöll mountains in the central highlands.

Iceland's geography- a volatile mixture of volcanic and seismic activity

14 Apr Formed roughly 25 million years ago, Iceland is situated where two of the world’s biggest tectonic plates, the Eurasian and North American, literally pull apart in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Dust storms coming from Mýrdalssandur sand flat yesterday.

Iceland dust plumes reach hundreds of kilometres out to sea

25 Apr 2017 A MODIS image published by NASA yesterday shows enormous dust plumes in Iceland reaching severeal kilometres out into the Atlantic ocean. The dust originates from Mýrdalssandur and Meðallandssandur sand flats.

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