Fagradalsfjall volcano update: Lava flows and flows...

Wed, 16 Jun 2021, 16:27
16:27 PM | BY: T
Activity at Fagradalsfjall today (image: mbl webcam)
Activity at Fagradalsfjall today (image: mbl webcam)
The eruption goes on with no significant changes. Today, long-lasting periods occurred when lava flows were erupted from the main vent onto the immediate surrounding areas, creating beautiful surface flows and adding to the height of the central part of the growing lava shield.
Still, most lava finds itself going into a tube system that brings it to the margins of the active lava flow fields. In particular, the lava flow in Nátthagi valley continues to grow southwards, getting closer to the coast.

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021, 18:19
Lava flows near the vent at Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland yesterday (image: mbl webcam)
The eruption continues to produce lava flows at constant pace, which gradually both enlarge and thicken the expanding lava flow field. Most of the lava arriving at the vent is going directly into lava tubes that bring it to the active flow margins and contribute to overall inflation of the flow field. ... Read all
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