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Isafjardardjup bay

Maximum Temperature: 
95
Latitude: 
66.0500
Longitude: 
-22.6500
Location on map: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
3
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
0
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
location approximate; multiple sites shown in Figure 5 in Atkins and Audunsson (2013), reproduced from Benjamínsson, J. (1988); need to obtain additional references to categorize region and tectonic setting
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1986 or earlier, likely from shore or by SCUBA
Discovery References (text): 
Kristjansson, J.K. et al. (1986) Isolation of Halotolerant Thermus spp. from Submarine Hot Springs in Iceland. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1986 Dec; 52(6): 1313-1316.
Other References (text): 
Figure 5 in Atkins and Audunsson (2013) Exploration techniques for locating offshore geothermal energy near Iceland. Proc., 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, http://www.geothermal-energy.org/pdf/IGAstandard/SGW/2013/Atkins.pdf, reproduced from Benjamínsson, J. (1988) Jarðhiti í sjó og flæðarmáli við Ísland. Natturufraedingurinn 58: 153-169.