Monday, April 19, 2010

Teton County Library's "Geologists of Jackson Hole" series explores Iceland

Geologists of Jackson Hole: “How The Earth Was Made: Iceland.” On Tuesday, May 4, 6 p.m. Presented with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, this film hunts for clues to the mystery of what powerful forces are ripping Iceland apart and lighting its fiery volcanoes. Here lava rips huge tears in the ground and new islands are born from the waves. Yet Iceland has a history of being covered in, and carved by ice. Locked in a titanic battle, fire and ice collide as glaciers explode and cataclysmic floods decimate the landscape. Iceland's volcanoes have had ramifications far beyond the shores of Iceland, causing climatic chaos and devastation across the planet; a fate which may one day happen again. Cost: Free. Location: Teton County Library's Ordway Auditorium. Contact: Adult Humanities Coordinator, Oona Doherty, 733-2164 ext. 135 or