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Volcanic and lava expedition: Búrfell

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When 
Sat, 30/03/2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Where 

The car park at Vífilsstaðir

Further information 
Departure: at 10 in private cars from the car park at Vífilsstaðir. Participants drive together into Heiðmörk.

Snæbjörn Guðmundsson, doctoral student in geology at the University of Iceland will lead the hike by the Búrfellsgjá to the Búrfell crater. He will explain the natural phenomena encountered en route, and participants will explore various caves, fissures and crevices. Three hrs.

Remember to dress warmly in good shoes and bring provisions for the journey.

The tour is a collaboration between the Icelandic Touring Association and the University of Iceland. Hiking trips with Science tips (Með fróðleik í fararnesti). Participants of all ages have enjoyed these hikes with the University of Iceland and the Icelandic Touring Association in recent years, which combine the experience and knowledge of the tour guides with the knowledge of academics. The aim is to create interest in science and outdoor activities, especially children and young people, with this welcome alternative.

Participation is free of charge and everyone is welcome. No need to book - simply show up.

Snæbjörn Guðmundsson, doctoral student in geology at the University of Iceland will lead the hike by the Búrfellsgjá to the Búrfell crater. He will explain the natural phenomena encountered en route.
Volcanic and lava expedition: Búrfell