Fagradalsfjall Volcano Photos

Fissure swarm 385 m / 1263 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, 63.89°N / -22.27°W
Tall lava fountain, approx. 150 m high, from the main vent at night. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Tall lava fountain, approx. 150 m high, from the main vent at night. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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The active cone of the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland in June 2021 (Photo: World-Geographic)
The active cone of the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland in June 2021 (Photo: World-Geographic)
Strong lava fountaining episode at the main vent (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Strong lava fountaining episode at the main vent (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Beginning of a lava fountaining phase in the late evening. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Beginning of a lava fountaining phase in the late evening. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Begin of a lava fountain phase at the main cone on the Fagradalsfjall eruption in Iceland, May 2021 (Photo: World-Geographic)
Begin of a lava fountain phase at the main cone on the Fagradalsfjall eruption in Iceland, May 2021 (Photo: World-Geographic)
The main cone of the Geldingadalur eruption with a lava fountain and a lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
The main cone of the Geldingadalur eruption with a lava fountain and a lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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End of a fountaining phase. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
End of a fountaining phase. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Vertical aerial shot into the main cone during a quiet phase; a small pond of lava fills the vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Vertical aerial shot into the main cone during a quiet phase; a small pond of lava fills the vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Chris enjoying himself near an active 'a'a lava flow front with the main cone behind. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Chris enjoying himself near an active 'a'a lava flow front with the main cone behind. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Aerial view over the active cone and lava flow towards adjacent Meradalur valley. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over the active cone and lava flow towards adjacent Meradalur valley. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Lava flowing out from the lowest part of the cone's crater. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Lava flowing out from the lowest part of the cone's crater. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Mild lava fountaining from the main vent at dusk. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Mild lava fountaining from the main vent at dusk. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Observer watching the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Observer watching the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Aerial view over the active cone and the lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over the active cone and the lava flow. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Aerial view towards the SW over the active cone and the lava flow. Reykjanes southern coastline is visible in the background. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view towards the SW over the active cone and the lava flow. Reykjanes southern coastline is visible in the background. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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DSC01311.jpg (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
DSC01311.jpg (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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The lava flow field in Gelingadalur Valley is getting close to the lower part of the saddle leading to the observation hill. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
The lava flow field in Gelingadalur Valley is getting close to the lower part of the saddle leading to the observation hill. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Violently bubbling lava at the main vent (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Violently bubbling lava at the main vent (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Lava fountain in the evening (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Lava fountain in the evening (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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DSC01336.jpg (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
DSC01336.jpg (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Spectators on the observation hill enjoying a magnificent view. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Spectators on the observation hill enjoying a magnificent view. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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At the end of a fountaining episode, large surface flows are expanding at the feet of the cone (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
At the end of a fountaining episode, large surface flows are expanding at the feet of the cone (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Wide front of advancing pahoehoe lava flow (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Wide front of advancing pahoehoe lava flow (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Evening mood over the Gelingadalur Valley (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Evening mood over the Gelingadalur Valley (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Night-time impression with silhouettes of lava watchers (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Night-time impression with silhouettes of lava watchers (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Main cone behind active lava flow front at the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Main cone behind active lava flow front at the beginning of a lava fountaining phase. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Strong lava fountaining phase in the blue hour. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Strong lava fountaining phase in the blue hour. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Aerial view over part of the lava flow field and the "observation hill". (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial view over part of the lava flow field and the "observation hill". (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Lava fountain at night (Photo: World-Geographic)
Lava fountain at night (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Aerial near-vertical view onto the main cone at the moment a large gas bubble explodes at the surface of the magma-filled vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
Aerial near-vertical view onto the main cone at the moment a large gas bubble explodes at the surface of the magma-filled vent. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Lava flow entering Nátthagi Valley (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Lava flow entering Nátthagi Valley (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Lava overflowing from the main crater (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Lava overflowing from the main crater (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Bulldozer employed to construct dams to slow down the advance of lava flows (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Bulldozer employed to construct dams to slow down the advance of lava flows (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Beginning of a fountaining phase in the evening (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Beginning of a fountaining phase in the evening (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Narrow active lava channel in the center of a wider flow. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Narrow active lava channel in the center of a wider flow. (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Small lava breakout forming a ropy lava tongue (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Small lava breakout forming a ropy lava tongue (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Selfie of Ronny during a lava fountaining phase (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Selfie of Ronny during a lava fountaining phase (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Spiny active pahoehoe lava toe (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Spiny active pahoehoe lava toe (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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Active front of 'a'a lava flow (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
Active front of 'a'a lava flow (Photo: Ronny Quireyns)
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