Surtsey – the Youngest of the Westman Islands, Iceland

Surtsey is the youngest island of the Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), situated approximately 32 kilometres (20 miles) off the south-east coast of Iceland. It burst from the sea in a dramatic eruption in 1963, which was captured on film by airborne camera crews and highlights of its four-year-long birth were seen around the world… [click to read more]

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