CRUSTAL SPREADING IN ICELAND
Sketch map for the Iceland Plate Boundary Zone with propagating rift zones, migrating transform faults and microplate-like crustal blocks.
Schematic diagram of the Iceland Plate Boundary Zone.
Dissected basaltic volcanoes provide a window into deeper level processes.
Columnar joints in a young lava flow.
Panorama of intensely faulted basalts along the Husavik-Flatey Transform Fault.
Closer view of faults and damage zones in the Husavik-Flatey Transform Fault.
Andrew Horst drilling paleomagnetic cores from a deformed dike in the Husavik-Flatey Fault Zone.
Large polished (N-S) strike-slip fault surface near Akureyri.
Light-colored (N-S) strike-slip faults in Pleistocene hyaloclastites in a quarry at the Karahnjukar Dam.
Aerial view to the S of the Karahnjukar Dam and the gorge with a N-S strike-slip fault.