Vatnajökull

(1989 VJ1 )
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NOW @ 9 CAP 52
FOUND @ 13 TAU 54
 
Inclination: 8.059
Eccentricity: 0.145
Period: 3.551 years
AU 2.327
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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