Surtsey


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Surt•sey

(ˈsɜrt si, ˈsʊərt seɪ)

n.
an island S of and belonging to Iceland: formed by an undersea volcano 1963. ab. one mi. (1.5 km) in diameter; ab. 500 ft. (150 m) high.
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Then someone makes contact who claims to know what Surtsey has done and her life quickly spirals into a nightmare.
1963: A volcanic eruption under the sea off Iceland created the new island of Surtsey.
Concurrently, FOX affiliates KFJX-14 in Joplin-Pittsburg, and KVCT-19 in Victoria, were transferred from Surtsey Media --a wholly owned subsidiary of Surtsey Productions, which is housed alongside Saga at its Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.
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Power loomed of polypropylene, Surtsey delivers vintage, distressed looks, mixing traditional, Parisian design influences with transitional patterns and pops of color.
Unlike some other --smaller--islets that appeared briefly in the subsequent years only to get submerged by the ocean again shortly afterwards, Surtsey, named after a mythical giant Surtr who according to a Nordic saga wanted to set the world on fire, was there to stay.
Volcanic eruptions have also formed isles like Surtsey, an island situated off the southern coast of Iceland.
Fascinating ports of call; Kirkwall (Orkney), Heimaey (Westmann Islands), Reykjavik, Isafjordur, Akureyri, Seydhisfjordur (all Iceland), Torshavn (Faroe Isles), Lerwick (Shetland) plus circumnavigate Surtsey
In addition to the new UNESCO designation, Iceland has two other UNESCO World Heritage Sites -- Thingvellir National Park, site of Iceland's first parliament, and the volcanic island of Surtsey, also known as "The Youngest Place on Earth.
1963: The island of Surtsey was born through the eruption of an underwater volcano off the coast of Iceland.
2008) Encrustations from three recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland: The 1963-1967 Surtsey, the 1973 Eldfell and the 1991 Hekla eruptions.
15 ICELAND is home to the youngest place on earth - Surtsey in the Westman Islands.