A bus will depart from the University of Iceland´s Main building at 08:00 Satuday morning of April 5th 2014. We drive to Hvolsvöllur where we can buy lunch packet if someone has forgotten to bring some along.
By Seljarlandsfoss waterfall/Hamragardar we will board the 8x8 wheeler The Ice Explorer that will cross unbridged glacial rivers on its way. We will pass some of the remains of the VOLCANIC ERUPTION OF 2010. At the glacial lagoon „Lónið“ we will see how the ice, water and mud forced its way out of the glacier due to the flash floods generated by the volcano Eyjafjallajokull. (1 hour hiking tour). The flood covered the entire valley and damaged roads and bridges.
Included in this trip is:
Duration: 08:00 – 18.30 Saturday, April 5th 2014.
The price is ISK 10.000 per person and has to be pre paid at The University of Iceland´s service desk in Háskólatorg (student servise centre).
The service desk is open from 8:30-17:00 Mondays - Thursdays and 8:30-16 on Fridays.
Deadline for registration and payment is April 3rd.
Minimum number of participants will be 30 and maximum 80. First come first serve, so register early for this interesting event.