Vatnajokull

(1989 VJ1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 17 LIB 5
Incl: 8.05909
Eccent: 0.1451909
Period: 3.550585157776 years
AU 2.3273046
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

3.11.1989 06:08 La Silla 70w44 29s15 observations 1

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Vatnajökull (Glacier of Lakes) is the largest glacier in Iceland, covering 8 percent of the country. Under its surface there are several volcanoes. During the last ice age, numerous volcanic eruptions occurred under the glacier. Recently, the area is again the scene of heavy volcanic eruptions.

Avastatud: 3-11-1989 Avastamiskoht: La Silla Avastajad: Elst, E. W.

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