Ejjafjallajökull

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  • Created on: 20-01-13 12:29
What happens at the Mid Atlantic Ridge?
Up-welling of basaltic magma from the mantle arrives at the Earth's surface and adds to the oceanic crust.
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What is Iceland located over?
A mantle plume.
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How long had the volcano been dormant for?
Nearly 200 years.
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Fire fountains jetted from __ vents on the volcano.
12, as high as 100 metres.
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How thick were lava flows?
20 metres
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How high was the ash cloud?
11000 metres
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What was the VEI?
4
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The North American and Eurasian plates are moving apart at __ per year.
5cm
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Card 2

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What is Iceland located over?

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A mantle plume.

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How long had the volcano been dormant for?

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Card 4

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Fire fountains jetted from __ vents on the volcano.

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Card 5

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How thick were lava flows?

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