Islannin excursio 2013

MATKAKUVIA

Our route map. Tobias Weisenberger
Our route map. Tobia...
Arrival to Keflavik airport. J-M Kekki
Arrival to Keflavik ...
2.9.2013 Beginning of the Excursion, day 1. Haskoli Island, Askja building. University of Iceland.
2.9.2013 Beginning o...
Hellisheiði Power Station geothermal fields.
HellisheiÃ&de...
Rock and mineral exhibition, Hellisheiði Power Station. J-M Kekki
Rock and mineral exh...
Hassuttelua voimalaitoksella
Hassuttelua voimalai...
Kökön voimalla. J-M Kekki
Kök&Ati...
3.9.2013 Day 2, the golden circle. Geysir.
3.9.2013 Day 2, the ...
Strokkur erupting. Shenghong
Strokkur erupting. S...
Tobias, Geysir. Antti S.
Tobias, Geysir. Antt...
Gullfoss.
Gullfoss.
Pojat, Gullfoss. Antti S.
Pojat, Gullfoss. Ant...
Everyday we had lunch at spectacular places. Gullfoss. J-M Kekki
Everyday we had lunc...
Gullfoss. Antti S.
Gullfoss. Antti S.
Pillow lavas, Laugarvatnshellar. J-M Kekki
Pillow lavas, Laugar...
Pillow lavas. Laugarvatnshellar. J-M Kekki
Pillow lavas. Laugar...
Laugarvatnshellar.
Laugarvatnshellar.
Drawings in hyaloclastite rock. VK
Drawings in hyalocla...
Joni ei tykkää sateesta
Joni ei tykkÃ...
Thingvellir. Shenghong
Thingvellir. Shenghong
Mikko fell into rift. Thingvellir. J-M Kekki
Mikko fell into rift...
Pahoehoe. Shenghong
Pahoehoe. Shenghong
Into the graben in Thingvellir. J-M Kekki
Into the graben in T...
About 4mm long euhedral stilbite crystal along with smaller quartz crystals. Sample is taken from a few cm thick vein crosscutting basaltic bedrock. Hvalfjördur, west coast of Iceland. Vesa Haapala
About 4mm long euhed...
Joonas ja tuplasateenkaari. Hvalfjörður. Sini H
Joonas ja tuplasatee...
Hvalfjörður, Riina
Hvalfjö...
Sour whale, in this case fin whale. I was able to eat it, but it wasn`t delicious. Shopped from Kronan grocery store at Selfoss and eaten at Selfoss Youth Hostel. Vesa Haapala
Sour whale, in this ...
Double taxi is double. J-M Kekki
Double taxi is doubl...
Evening seminar. J-M Kekki
Evening seminar. J-M...
4.9.2013 Day 3. Near to Hekla, Riina
4.9.2013 Day 3. Near...
Kekki posing 4.9.  Antti S.
Kekki posing 4.9. A...
Pumice!
Pumice!
Islantilaiset lukit ryömi ison hohkakiven koloista. Joku viisaampi ja kiinnostuneempi saa tehdä lajitunnistuksen. JJT
Islantilaiset lukit ...
4.9. Antti S.
4.9. Antti S.
Islantilainen ulkohuussi. JJT
Islantilainen ulkohu...
Climbing to scoria cone, near Landmannalaugar.
Climbing to scoria c...
Near Landmannalaugar. Bus on the background. Riina
Near Landmannalaugar...
4.9. Scoria cone. Antti S.
4.9. Scoria cone. An...
Large cavity in scoria boulder collected from the bottom of a scoria cone. Undetermined locality near Landmannalaugar, southern Iceland.
Large cavity in scor...
Standing on top of a huge scoria cone, landslide has created face of Jesus on hyaloclastite mountain. Somewhere in the highlands near Landmannalaugar. J-M Kekki
Standing on top of a...
Landmannalaugar parking lot. All 4WD vehicles. Shenghong
Landmannalaugar park...
Landmannalaugar hut. TH
Landmannalaugar hut. TH
Usefull Bridge.
Usefull Bridge.
4.9. evening hike to Blahnukur from Landmannalaugar. Antti S.
4.9. evening hike to...
Panoraamakuvaa Landmannalaugar hutin läheltä olevalta vuorelta. JJT
Panoraamakuvaa Landm...
Hikers.
Hikers.
Nino eating obsidian at Blahnukur. Vesa Haapala
Nino eating obsidian...
Hiking down Blahnukur (943m) near Landmannalaugar. Vesa Haapala
Hiking down Blahnuku...
Landmannalaugar camp lies just next to lava flow. VK
Landmannalaugar camp...
Landmannalaugar rhyolite mountains and wiev to mountain hut. Antti S.
Landmannalaugar rhyo...
Landmannalaugar mountain hut.  Antti S.
Landmannalaugar moun...
Vaellus Landmannalaugarilla. Sini H
Vaellus Landmannalau...
No description. End of day3. Antti S.
No description. End ...
Landmannalaugar group accommodation, preparing for hike. TH
Landmannalaugar grou...
5.9.2013 Day 4 Hike from Landmannalaugar to Hraftinusker and back, Riina
5.9.2013 Day 4 Hike ...
Path is wide in the beginning. Shenghong
Path is wide in the ...
Landmannalaugar - Hrafntinnusker. Antti S.
Landmannalaugar - Hr...
Landmannalaugarin laavakenttä. JJT
Landmannalaugarin la...
Hot stuff.
Hot stuff.
Antti kuvaa. Sini H
Antti kuvaa. Sini H
Evästauko vaelluksella. Sini H
Eväst...
Landmannalaugar - Hrafntinnusker. Antti S.
Landmannalaugar - Hr...
Rest in piece, Ido Keinan. You were so close.. VK
Rest in piece, Ido K...
Solar powered light beacon near Hraftinnusker mountain hut, helps people to find the safe haven in bad weather. J-M Kekki
Solar powered light ...
Landmannalaugar - Hrafntinnusker. Antti S.
Landmannalaugar - Hr...
Hraftinnusker mountain hut. Shenghong
Hraftinnusker mounta...
Evästauko Hrafntinnusker. Sini H
Eväst...
Badass Icelandic truck at Hrafntinnusker mountain hut. J-M Kekki
Badass Icelandic tru...
Landmannalaugar, Riina
Landmannalaugar, Riina
Obsidian boulder surrounded by snow. Hrafntinnusker, southern Iceland. Vesa Haapala
Obsidian boulder sur...
Obsidian rock. VK
Obsidian rock. VK
Landmannalaugar. J-M Kekki
Landmannalaugar. J-M...
Landmannalaugar. Shenghong
Landmannalaugar. She...
Hiking trip from Landmannalaugar. Glacier in the horizon. VK
Hiking trip from Lan...
Back at Landmannalaugar
Back at Landmannalaugar
Landmannalaugar
Landmannalaugar
Body Dick, the great white whale in Landmannalaugar hot pool. J-M Kekki
Body Dick, the great...
Day 5. 6.9.2013. The gorge, Fjaðrárgljúfur. Riina
Day 5. 6.9.2013. The...
Kanjoni, Fjaðrárgljúfur  JJT
Kanjoni, FjaÃ...
Joonas does not approve the beauty of nature. J-M Kekki
Joonas does not appr...
Alkugeologin kasvot. JJT
Alkugeologin kasvot....
Kirjugolf columnar basalt. Lenght of the scale is 1 meter. Kirkjubæjarklaustur, southern Iceland. Vesa Haapala
Kirjugolf columnar b...
Dverghamrar, Riina
Dverghamrar, Riina
Group photo. Antti S.
Group photo. Antti S.
Group photo - cropped. Antti S.
Group photo - croppe...
Aliens! Strange circular patterns on moss, no idea how these are born. JJT
Aliens! Strange circ...
6.9. Eldgja fissure - worlds largest volcanic canoyn. Antti S.
6.9. Eldgja fissure ...
Eldgjá, Riina
Eldgjá...
7.9. Remains of a bridge destroyed by glacial floods. Antti S.
7.9. Remains of a br...
Sandur plains in front of Vatnajökul glacier tongue.
Sandur plains in fro...
Svínafellsjökull, part of Vatnajökul.
Svínafel...
Svínafellsjökull, part of Vatnajökul. Antti S.
Svínafel...
Vatnajökull-jäätikön liepeiltä. JJT
Vatnajö...
Jökulsárlón. Antti S.
Jökuls&...
Some little icebergs. VK
Some little icebergs...
Jökulsárlón. Antti S.
Jökuls&...
Joni otti kuvan minusta, kun kävin uimassa. JJT
Joni otti kuvan minu...
Jökulsárlón. Antti S.
Jökuls&...
Gabbro boulders at the breakwater in Jökulsarlon. Shenghong
Gabbro boulders at t...
Remains of a monkfish, Jökurlsarlon. J-M Kekki
Remains of a monkfis...
Minun tuleva batmobile. JJT
Minun tuleva batmobi...
Tourist boat of Jökulsarlon and nice visible layering on the back.
Tourist boat of J&At...
7.9. Svartifoss Antti S.
7.9. Svartifoss Antt...
Running Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) near Svartifoss. Kiiruna suomeksi. J-M Kekki
Running Rock Ptarmig...
Evening cider with ice from Vatnajökull glacier. J-M Kekki
Evening cider with i...
8.9.2013, day 7. Sólheimajökull, Riina
8.9.2013, day 7. S&A...
8.9. Antti S.
8.9. Antti S.
Ylös jäätikölle...
Ylös j&...
Ja alas
Ja alas
Rootless cones. J-M Kekki
Rootless cones. J-M ...
Some serious shit. JJT
Some serious shit. JJT
Thomsonite (?), boulder near Solheimajökull. J-M Kekki
Thomsonite (?), boul...
Skógafoss. J-M Kekki
Skógafo...
Skógafoss, 60m waterfall did not scare Tuija. J-M Kekki
Skógafo...
A spider belonging to Araneidae family. An outcrop near Seljalandfoss. Vesa Haapala
A spider belonging t...
Seljalandsfoss. J-M Kekki
Seljalandsfoss. J-M ...
Seljalandsfoss. Note Olli's orange jacket. J-M Kekki
Seljalandsfoss. Note...
Fistfight behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Fistfight behind Sel...
Big cave in cliff on Reynishverfi beach.
Big cave in cliff on...
Black sands on the beach at Reynisdrangar. VK
Black sands on the b...
Basalt columns. J-M Kekki
Basalt columns. J-M ...
Same from other direction. J-M Kekki
Same from other dire...
Interior of cave in Reynishverfi beach.
Interior of cave in ...
Riina seikkailee. Antti S.
Riina seikkailee. An...
Olli arriving to Heimay, Westmanneyar. No more waves. J-M Kekki
Olli arriving to Hei...
Matka Heimaeylle
Matka Heimaeylle
Heimaey 8.9, end of day 7. Antti S.
Heimaey 8.9, end of ...
9.9 Day 8, Southern tip of Heimay. Shoe for scale. J-M Kekki
9.9 Day 8, Southern ...
On top of Eldfell, erupted last time in the 70's. The geothermal heat was still present, the rocks in the end of that small "cave" were too hot to handle.
On top of Eldfell, e...
Johanna on top of Eldfell.
Johanna on top of El...
Eldfell 9.9. Antti S.
Eldfell 9.9. Antti S.
Scenery from Eldfell composite volcanic cone. Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar islands. Vesa Haapala
Scenery from Eldfell...
Katja enjoying the view from Eldfell. J-M Kekki
Katja enjoying the v...
Volcanic bombs at Eldfel, Heimay. J-M Kekki
Volcanic bombs at El...
Even bigger bomb. Same place. J-M Kekki
Even bigger bomb. Sa...
Remains of a house destroyed by the Eldfell eruption. J-M Kekki
Remains of a house d...
Columnar jointing of basalts on Heimaey. VK
Columnar jointing of...
Guys playing.
Guys playing.
10.9.2013, day 9. Tired people on a boat back from Heimay to mainland.
10.9.2013, day 9. Ti...
Nice valley and some bushes at Porsmörk, near Eyjafjallajökull. VK
Nice valley and some...
Folded banding in rhyolite found from gravel brought to the parking area. Thorsmörk, near Eyjafjallajökull. Vesa Haapala
Folded banding in rh...
Main channel where Eyjafjallajökull eruption melt waters rushed down melting the ice, destroying the lake and end moraines in front of it. Near Thorsmörk. J-M Kekki
Main channel where E...
10.9. Antti S.
10.9. Antti S.
Mystery mineral, possibly hematite? Found on a boulder near Thorsmörk. J-M Kekki
Mystery mineral, pos...
11.9.2013, the last day. Atlantic mid-ocean ridge comes above sealevel, at Reykjanes peninsula. On the left side lies Eurasian, right side America. VK
11.9.2013, the last ...
Some statigraphy at Reykjanes peninsula. Bedded layers of tuff on base, welded tuff in contact zone (just above hammer) and lavas on the top. VK
Some statigraphy at ...
Hyaloclastites surrounding lava pillows. Reykjanes. J-M Kekki
Hyaloclastites surro...
Southern tip of Reykjanes, the best pillows were on shore. Scary and beautifull. J-M Kekki
Southern tip of Reyk...
Feeder dyke, Reykjanes peninsula. J-M Kekki
Feeder dyke, Reykjan...
Reykjanes, Riina
Reykjanes, Riina
Bubbling, smelly mud pools at Krysuvic, Reykjanes peninsula. Lots of precipitated sulphur on ground. VK
Bubbling, smelly mud...
Last night party
Last night party
Local student bar, a bit fancier than Caio.
Local student bar, a...
Game on. Tobias and Antti were unbeatable. J-M Kekki
Game on. Tobias and ...
Reykjavik by night. J-M Kekki
Reykjavik by night. ...