Walker samples from Hawaii arrived
Saturday, 28 May 2016 21:08

The geologist G.P.L. Walker (1926-2005) left teaching material, when he moved back to England after his professorship at the University of Hawaii, 20 years ago. A geologist of Breiðdalssetur Ses went to Honolulu last March and prepared the samples for the transport to Breiðdalsvík, East Iceland, where most of Walker's geological heritage stays. Two pallets (1,3 t), where on their way for more than 2 month. They were sailed over have of the Pacific ocean, threw Panama Channel, over the Atlantic to Rotterdam and finally to Iceland. The samples are from all over the world, but mainly from the Pacific Islands. Special thanks go to the staff of the Department of the Geology and Geophysics of the University of Hawaii, specially Kevin Johnsson.

The data in Honolulu Hawaii, March 2016:


The Load in Breiðdalsvík, Iceland, May 2016: