Excursion to Svartárkot

Map of Lake Mývatn region showing locations of Skutustaðir and Svartárkot

On Sunday evening I left for an excursion into the interior of Iceland with three others to explore Svartárkot, another archaeological site.  Svartárkot is located 30 km south southwest from our current location at Skutustaðir, and approximately 75 km from the coast.  The . . . → Read More: Excursion to Svartárkot

Closing out Week 1

Veiðivötn 1477 tephra exposed in Area E

Most of our efforts for the past few days have been on Area E, around the house.  With seven people on site we’ve managed to take out a significant amount of soil very quickly, now getting down to the Veiðivötn 1477 tephra, and at the end . . . → Read More: Closing out Week 1