Overview

Surtsey


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A small island to the south of Iceland, formed by a volcanic eruption in 1963, and named for the fire-giant Surtr of Scandinavian mythology, who at Ragnarök will lead the forces of evil from the east to do battle with the gods.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.