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Volcanic Iceland speaker

Volcanic Iceland speaker

Speaker on Iceland and its volcanic eruptions'The land of fire and ice'

Iceland is a truly magical, other worldly country. Only two hours flight from the UK it is Europe's closest wilderness. Iceland is the country that shouldn't exist: recently created from volcanic seafloor that has breached sealevel, it is not part of any continent. It is still torn apart by the volcanic activity and eruptions that created it, giving rise to landscapes and features that are hard to find anywhere else. Icelanders have learned to live with their geologically turbulent country, despite devestating natural disasters.

Speaker on geology of Iceland and its eruptionsWith his experience as a guide to the volcanic wonders of Iceland, David uses his geological expertise to provide insights to this astonishing other-worldly wilderness, where NASA trained due to the resemblance to the lunar landscape. David will also explore modern day Heimaey (the 'Pompeii of the North') to look at the impacts of the 1973 eruption that almost destroyed the island.



“I am writing on behalf of our Society to thank you for coming to Clacton Arts & Lits and giving us such an interesting and entertaining evening. I personally enjoyed it very much and I think I can say on behalf of all our members that they did to. I was also grateful that you were so patient meeting our committee and members, it was a pleasure to have you with us and I hope you enjoyed your time with us too. You are a natural public speaker with a relaxed and friendly presentation manner. Our audience of over 750 were enthralled throughout and have asked for a return visit.”
Cindy Hardy, Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society


Other talks

Grand Canyon - Montserrat volcanoes - Canadian wilderness - Botswana & the Okavango Delta - New Zealand - Utah and Arizona - Antarctica - Pompeii, Herculaneum and Vesuvius - My Exploding World - Dolomites: the killing mountains - Expedition planning

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