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Life on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Iceland Erupts … Again

Landscape Bleeding Lava (© Archean Enterprises, LLC; ArcheanArt)

Years ago, I had the unique experience of standing with my right foot in Europe and my left foot in North America. Technically I was straddling the tectonic join between the Eurasian Plate and the North American Plate. I stood facing roughly northward in one of the few places on Earth where such a feat is possible, Iceland. This island nation sits atop the Mid-Atlantic…

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William House

William House

Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.