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Info Session

Dupre Science Pavilion - 1st Floor Atrium


September 22 2016, 4:00 pm

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Itinerary Highlights

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5 days, 4 nights

  • Thingvellir Park: Visit Thingvellir National Park; where long deep cracks, running from the north-east to the south west, give the landscape the appearance of a crevassed glacier. The peaks of the national park are covered by snow amongst the country’s largest lake, Lake Thingvallavatn.
  • Gulfoss Waterfall: See the Gulfoss Waterfall (pictured above), perhaps the most famous place to visit in Iceland. it’s waters rush down a “staircase” and into a crevice from the wide Hvita River.
  • Great Geysir: Known as the Great Geysir, see the geyser (a word derived from the Icelandic verb geysa, “to gush”) that is perhaps the first ever discovered by Europeans.
  • Hverageroi: Experience the power of these accessible Hverageroi Geothermal field featuring geothermal lands and hot springs. Enjoy the clay, or the famous bread baked by the heat.
  • Blue Lagoon: Relax and enjoy the world famous bright blue mineral-rich swimming pool, with geothermally heated water in the middle of a large lava field.

2 days, 2 nights

  • Black Sand Beaches: Visit the unique black sand beaches of Iceland’s South Coast. Explore the caves and cliffs nearby.
  • Eyjafjallojull Volcano: Meet a scientist connected with the Global Volcanism Program to learn about the latest eruption here and studies being done on the volcano
  • Glaciers: Gear up and walk on a Solheimajokull glacier. Take measurements of the glaciers path and take ice samples at this accessible glacier.
  • Skogafoss Waterfall: Get a 360 degree view of Seljalandsfoss waterfall as you walk behind it.
  • Caving: Go underground and investigate the geological strata of Iceland.
Price: $3,874
Trip ID: 140114
Register By: 10/14/2016

Meet the Faculty

Dr. John Smetanka

VP of Academic Affairs

Dr. Caryl Fish

Director of SVC's environmental science program

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

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