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30 March 2012

Friday fold: ice in Iceland

Searching for Peter Luffi’s latest Where On Google Earth? challenge, I found myself touring Iceland last week. While I didn’t find the strange comet-shaped feature he posted, I did find this: And zooming in a bit, to the high-contrast area in the center: This appears to be volcanic ash layers distorted by glacial flow and then melting/sublimation/weathering/erosion/ablation of the glacier. I posted something similar as the Friday fold almost a …


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