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Geysir volcano

Stratovolcano 700+ m / 2,297 ft
Southwestern Iceland, 64.32°N / -20.3°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Geysir volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 23 Apr
Sun, 23 Apr 16:25 UTCM 1.2 / 9.7 km9 km8.9 km E of Hekla
Sun, 23 Apr 04:13 UTCM 0.3 / 4.5 km17 km13.6 km ESE of Árnes
Sat, 22 Apr
Sat, 22 Apr 21:18 UTCM 0.1 / 0.6 km1 km0.8 km W of Hekla
Fri, 21 Apr
Fri, 21 Apr 12:32 UTCM 0.928 km9.3 km W of Skjaldbreið
Fri, 21 Apr 03:21 UTCM 0.1 / 0.8 km1 km1.3 km W of Hekla
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Background:

The Geysir volcanic system in the Haukadalur valley of SW Iceland consists of an eroded basaltic central volcano and rhyolitic lava domes of Pleistocene age. Geysers around the world are named for the Geysir geothermal field, which lies SE of the rhyolitic Laugarfjall lava dome and is one of the most frequently visited geological sites in Iceland. No eruptions are known from the Geysir volcanic system during the Holocene.
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