Brush up your Icelandic

Todays’s word is Þráinsskjaldarhraun: “Þráins shields lava field.”

Things are heating up on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland.

Update: while you’re waiting, you can spend some quality time with Etna:

Update II: Today’s useful phrase: “gently exploding.”

Eruptions in south-west Iceland are of a fluid rock type called basalt. This results in slow-moving streams of lava fed from gently exploding craters and cones.

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  1. Heh. One of my kids was supposed to go to Iceland for a three week mini-semester in environmental studies this spring. Of course the trip got cancelled due to Coronapalooza. Maybe just as well now?

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