Surtsey
geographical name island Iceland off S coast area 1 square miles (2.6 square kilometers); formed 1963 by volcanic eruption

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  • Surtsey —   [ syrtsɛj, nach dem Feuerriesen Surtr], Vulkaninsel vor der Südküste Islands, eine der Westmännerinseln, 2,3 km2, bis 173 m über M.; entstand durch submarine Vulkanausbrüche 1963 67 (basaltische Laven und Lockerprodukte) …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Surtsey — /serrt see/; Icel. /soorddt say/, n. an island S of and belonging to Iceland: formed by an undersea volcano 1963. ab. one mi. (1.5 km) in diameter; ab. 500 ft. (150 m) high. * * * Volcanic island off southern Iceland. It emerged from the ocean in …   Universalium

  • Surtsey — Суртсей Местонахождение Атлантический океан Координаты Координаты …   Википедия

  • Surtsey — Sp Sùrtsėjus Ap Surtsey L s. Atlante, Islandija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Surtsey — n. one of the world s newest islands located 18km (11 miles) south west of Heimaey, named after a giant of Icelandic legend …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Surtsey — Surt•sey [[t]ˈsɜrt si, ˈsʊərt seɪ[/t]] n. geg an island S of and belonging to Iceland: formed by an undersea volcano 1963. ab. one mi. (1.5 km) in diameter; ab. 500 ft. (150 m) high …   From formal English to slang

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