Glacial outburst has begun in Vatnajökull glacier. Could cause overflowing in Skaftá river causing road F208 between Vík and Eldgjá canyon to close. Travellers are also advised to stay away from Skaftárjökull, Tungnárjökull and Síðujökull glaciers.
Katla Geopark would like to participate in a multination public awakening about the reasons and results of human enduced climate change.
Interactive augmented reality installation made with driftwood and volcanic sand
Lonely Planet rates Reynisfjara 5th best beach in Europe 2015. H
Katla Global Geopark celebrates its fourth birthday and a revalidation this year, coming up in august.
Katla Geopark have published three hiking maps for the area.
Our neighbour Mt. Hekla seems to be going to sleep again – the question is whether it will only be a short nap!
The author Ófeigur Sigurðsson will give a talk about his book A Novel of Jon in Hotel Klaustur at 20:30 pm. It is about the fire clerk Jón Steingrímsson. Ófeigur was awarded the 2011 EU Prize for Literature (EUPL) for his second novel, A Novel of Jon.