ICELAND - Icelandic lava tubes

Few pictures taken in the Icelandic lava tubes.

2013
Icelandic lava tubes
 
Few pictures of Icelandic lava tubes.
 
 
Raufarholshellir lava tube cave in the Leitahraun lava field.
 
Entrance of Raufarholshellir lava tube cave in the Leitahraun lava field.
 
Buri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
Buri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
 
Buri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
 
Raufarholshellir lava tube cave in Leitahraun lava field.
Raufarholshellir lava tube cave in Leitahraun lava field.
 
Buri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
 
Pit crater of Buri lava tube. South Iceland. Picture taken from the top of the pit crater.
Buri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
 
We published some papers related to the icelandic lava tubes in French, Spanish and Italian:
1) Detay M. — Volcanospéologie en Islande, perspectives scientifiques et émergence du géotourisme, in LAVE, revue de l’association de volcanologie européenne, 148, Janvier 2011, 18-31 (2011). (French)
You can get the paper here
2) Detay M., Hroarsson B. — Tunnel di lava, in Le Scienze 511, 70-77 (2011). (Italian) here
3) Detay M., Hroarsson B. — Túneles de lava, in Investigacion y Ciencia, septiembre 2011, 420 62-67 (2011). (Spanish) here
4) Detay M., Hroarsson B. — Les tunnels de lave, in Pour la Science, 399, 56-61, (2011). (French)
You can access the paper here
 
We also published a book on Iceland with some pictures of lava tubes and a book on volcanoes also with some picture of lava tubes:
A) Detay M., Detay A.-M. — Islande - splendeurs et colères d’une île. Belin Ed. 208 p. (2010). ISBN 978-2-7011-5762-7 here
B) Detay M., Detay A.-M. — Volcans - de feu et d'eau. Belin Ed. (2013). ISBN 978-2-7011-7561-4  here
 
You can also listen to some radio podcast for France Culure  here and RFI here
You can also visit 2 websites on 'Planet Terre' dedicated to lava tubes 1 and 2
 

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