Surtsey

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Surtsey
Surtsey eruption 1963.jpg
Surtsey, saxteen days efter the onset o the eruption
Topographic map of Surtsey-fr.svg
Map o Surtsey
Surtsey is locatit in Iceland
Surtsey
Surtsey
Location of Surtsey in Iceland
Geografie
Location Atlantic Ocean
Airchipelagae Vestmannaeyjar
Aurie 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Admeenistration
Iceland
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Criteria Natural: ix
Reference 1267
Inscription 2008 (32nt Session)
Aurie 3,370 ha
Buffer zone 3,190 ha

Surtsey ("Surtr's island" in Icelandic, Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsʏr̥tsei]) is a volcanic island locatit in the Vestmannaeyjar airchipelagae aff the soothren coast o Iceland.