Fissure Swarms

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Fissure Swarms:
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Most high temperature geothermal areas in Iceland are found in regions of the country with many fissure swarms. http://mmillericeland.wordpress.com/category/iceland-overview/mapping-iceland/

Fissure swarms typically result from tensional forces in volcanic regions and are predominantly host to geothermal systems in Iceland.

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Geothermal
Resource
Area
Geothermal
Region
Tectonic
Setting
Host
Rock
Age
Host
Rock
Lithology
Mean
Capacity
Mean
Reservoir
Temp
Kilauea East Rift Geothermal AreaHawaii Geothermal RegionHot SpotQuaternaryTholeiitic Basalt47 MW
47,000 kW
47,000,000 W
47,000,000,000 mW
0.047 GW
4.7e-5 TW
575.15 K
302 °C
575.6 °F
1,035.27 °R

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