Icelandic Meteorological Office
Dept. of Geophysics

Map of the Hengill area


Figure 1: Map of the Hengill triple junction in SW Iceland. Hr is Hrómundartindur and He is Hengill. Black triangles are SIL seismic stations. Red squares are the ISGPS stations. Station OLKE is near Ölkelduháls. The epicentral locations of the ML=5.1 June 1998 and the ML=5.0 November 1998 earthquakes are shown with green dots as well as their focal mechanisms. Roads are shown with gray lines. Mapped normal faults and fissures are shown with purple lines and N-S trending strike-slip faults with blue lines   (Saemundsson, 1995; Erlendsson, 1996).