Tag Archives: volcanoes

New Eruption For Iceland?

At this time of year, I am preparing for my first trips of the season to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor for Rayburn Tours. I have been watching with interest the reports of new volcanic activity in the country. … Continue reading

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New Interactive Relief Map Tool

I stumbled across an interesting map tool today, via the excellent Simon Kuestenmacher – who tweets regularly about all things maps as @simongerman600. It is a free interactive online tool that allows you to create a relief map view from … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters Data For the Classroom

Here is a really useful resource for any geographers teaching about natural disasters. On the ‘Prevention Web’ web site (in the resources section) are a number of reports and data sets about natural disasters around the world. They are all … Continue reading

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Bringing An Icelandic Volcano Closer To Home

This is a nice little tool to use in any lessons about volcanic eruptions – thanks to Alan Parkinson and Bob Lang for bringing it to my attention on Twitter. holuhraun-lavaflowextent.co.uk/mainpage.html It focuses on the 2014 eruption of the Bárðarbunga … Continue reading

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New Lava Centre Exhibition For Iceland

School trips to Iceland have grown in popularity in recent years, and I have been lucky enough to be regularly involved with some of them through my work with Rayburn Tours. http://www.lavacentre.is/ This summer I am looking forward to visiting … Continue reading

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Free Volcanoes Poster For The Classroom

There has been an absence of blog entries from me for a month or so, as I continue to obey my New Year’s resolution of focusing on just one thing at a time rather than a hundred things all at … Continue reading

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A Bedroom Fit For The Hard-Core Geographer

This is a really strange blog entry – but I just couldn’t resist! I came across this unique bedding set called ‘To the Centre of the Bedding’ on a web site by a company called ‘The Land of Nod’. You … Continue reading

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