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Surtsey, the new island in the North Atlantic

Author: Sigurður Þórarinsson; Sölvi Eysteinsson
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1967. ©1966
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often described as the "newest place on earth", Surtsey is a volcanic island off the southern coast of Iceland. It was formed by an undersea volcanic eruption that reached the surface in 1963 and continued until 1967. This volume describes Surtsey's creation, documenting the process with ample numbers of black and white and color photographs.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sigurður Þórarinsson, 1912-
Surtsey.
New York, Viking Press [1967, ©1966]
(OCoLC)577790103
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigurður Þórarinsson; Sölvi Eysteinsson
OCLC Number: 965482
Notes: A revision of the English text from "Surtsey, eyjan nýja í Atlantshafi."
Description: 47 pages, 53 pages of plates, 3 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimile, maps ; 19 x 22 cm
Responsibility: Sigurdur Thorarinsson ; translated by Sölvi Eysteinsson.

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Often described as the "newest place on earth", Surtsey is a volcanic island off the southern coast of Iceland. It was formed by an undersea volcanic eruption that reached the surface in 1963 and continued until 1967. This volume describes Surtsey's creation, documenting the process with ample numbers of black and white and color photographs.

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