Touching continents

Clarion University Professor (and CLARION NEWS weather prognosticator) Tony Vega recently completed a deep lake dive to the Silfra Rift in a national park in Iceland. The rift divides the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The rift spreads at a rate of two centimeters per year. So, in this photo, Tony’s right hand is on North America and his left is on Europe. The visibility in Silfra exceeds 100 meters, making it some of the clearest water in the world.

Touching continents