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Djupidalur, Breiðdalur, Suður-Múlasýsla, Eastern Region, Iceland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 45' 29'' North , 14° 5' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.7580555556, -14.0961111111
Name(s) in local language(s):Djúpidalur, Breiðdalur, Suður-Múlasýsla, Iceland


Valley at west side of Òsfjall south of Breiðdasvík.

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Pliocene - Miocene2.588 - 23.03 MaMiocene-Pliocene volcanic rocks

Volcanic rocks

May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Neogene2.588 - 23.03 MaNeogene volcanic: mafic rocks

Volcanic: mafic rocks

Miocene5.333 - 23.03 MaIgneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Basalt, olivine basalt, tholeiite, alkali basalt, basanite, pillow basalt, flood basalt

Arctic-North Atlantic region, Iceland, North Atlantic, East Greenland volcanic belt

Oceanic basin; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A.

Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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