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Why is Iceland the fastest growing island in the North Atlantic? Why is Iceland on dry land? Dr Dave McGarvie takes us on a geographically complex field trip to discover Iceland's new land. McGarvie explains how different types of basalts eruptions help build the crust of Iceland. This material forms part of The Open University course S339, Understanding the continents.

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Why is Iceland the fastest growing island in the North Atlantic? Why is Iceland on dry land? Dr Dave McGarvie takes us on a geographically complex field trip to discover Iceland's new land. McGarvie explains how different types of basalts eruptions help build the crust of Iceland. This material forms part of The Open University course S339, Understanding the continents.

    Iceland: ridge, plume and basalt

    Iceland: ridge, plume and basalt

    A short introduction to this album.

    • 40 s
    Transcript -- Iceland: ridge, plume and basalt

    Transcript -- Iceland: ridge, plume and basalt

    A short introduction to this album.

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    Volcanism in the western riftzone

    Volcanism in the western riftzone

    Basalt, Icelands basic building block of the western rift zone

    • 6 Min.
    Transcript -- Volcanism in the western riftzone

    Transcript -- Volcanism in the western riftzone

    Basalt, Icelands basic building block of the western rift zone

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    Tectonic forces

    Tectonic forces

    Evidence of Icelands crustal stretching.

    • 2 Min.
    Transcript -- Tectonic forces

    Transcript -- Tectonic forces

    Evidence of Icelands crustal stretching.

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