• The drilling project would give geologists a unique vantage point, he said.
  • The researchers want to bring steam from the deep well back up to the surface to provide an important source of energy.
  • “We don’t expect to drill into magma, but we are drilling into hot rock.
  • Despite Iceland having more than 300 volcanoes, Prof Freysteinn Sigmundsson, a volcanologist at the University of Iceland , says there is still much to learn about them.
  • And it is the supercritical steam that the team wants to bring back up to the surface to convert into electricity.

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