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Krossá and Markarfljót
WI_is041_517.jpg Vestmannaeyjar | Lava field and HeimakletturThumbnailsKrossá and Markarfljót

These extensive floodplains have been formed by the large amount of melt water from the ice caps of Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull. Particularly high discharges are measured during jökulhlaups, potentially destructive glacial floods caused by subglacial volcanic eruptions.

Saturday 31 August 2019 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Iceland (1640 visits)