Surtsey

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Surtsey from air
Surtsey from air. / Bruce McAdam, / CC BY-SA 2.0
New volcanic island, which raised from the ocean in 1963 – 1967. The island is pristine and serves as a natural laboratory where the colonization process of plant and animal life is researched. The area of the island is decreasing.

Location, GPS coordinates:63.3023 N 20.6033 W
Categories:Volcanoes
Values:Geology, Visual
Rating:4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Where is located?Europe, Iceland, Suðurland, southernmost of Vestmannaeyjar archipelago islands
Height:155 m
Surtsey, eruption in 1963
Surtsey, eruption in 1963. / Howell Williams, NOAA, / public domain

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Surtsey 63.302299, -20.603332 SurtseyThis volcanic island rised from the ocean in 1963 – 1967. The island is pristine and serves as a natural laboratory of biology and geology.[usr 4.0]

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