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Fossils in Iceland

steingervingar fundarstadir H  279.2 Silicified wooHolmatindur 1956 GPLW Steingervingur Snorri Jonsson Lodmundarfj

Left: Helstu fundarstaðir steingervinga á Íslandi. Map from University of Iceland. Middle: Fragments of silicifed wood from Hólmatindur, Reyðarfjörður, picture by GPL Walker in 1956. Right: Fossil tree trunk from Loðmundarfjörður, diameter about 25 cm. Finder Snorri Jónsson. 

Articles in Icelandic:

Símonarson, 1990. The first mammal from Icelandic tertiary layer (Icelandic). Náttúrufræðingurinn 59, 189-195.

Símonarson og Jón Eiríksson, 2012. Fossils and sediments in Iceland (Icelandic). Náttúrufræðingurinn 82, 13-25.

Jónsson, 2013. The fossil of Þuríðarárgil, Vopnafjörður - deer animal (Icelandic). Glettingur 60, 16-19.  

How was the tertiary in Iceland? Article by University of Iceland (Icelandic)

Symposium on fossils in Iceland at Breiðdalssetur, August 26th 2017, presentations here