Icelandic lava tubes

Few pictures of Icelandic lava tubes.


Raufarhólshellir lava tube cave in the Leitahraun lava field.
Entrance of Leitahraun (in March 2011) lava tube cave in the Leitahraun lava field.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Arnaker lava tube.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Ferlir lava tube, in the Hvammahraun.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Búri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Búri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
Búri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
Arnahellir lava tube.
Gullborgarhellir lava tube, in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Vídgelmir lava tube in the Hallmundarhraun.
Matstjarnan lava tube.
Ferlir lava tube, in the Hvammahraun.
Raufarhólshellir lava tube cave in Leitahraun lava field.
Raufarhólshellir lava tube cave in Leitahraun lava field.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Arnahellir lava tube.
Arnaker lava tube.
Búri lava tube, in the Leitahraun.
Jörundur lava tube in the Lambahrauni.
Pit crater of Búri lava tube. South Iceland. Picture taken from the top of the pit crater (17 metres deep, a vertical pit made from a lava fall).
Búri 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
5) Detay M., Gilli E., Gilli P., Hroarsson B. — Volcanospéologie en Islande. Spelunca 146, 19-28 (2017). 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
C) Detay M. – Traité de volcanologie physique. Lavoisier Tech et Doc Ed. (2017). 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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