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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) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Geysir volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 20 Jun
Wed, 20 Jun 14:54 UTCM 0.7 / 1.3 km15 km5.3 km ENE of Búrfellsstöð
Wed, 20 Jun 06:00 UTCM 0.9 / 6.9 km19 km9.3 km E of Hestfjall
Mon, 18 Jun
Mon, 18 Jun 12:16 UTCM 1.7 / 3.3 km3 km16.8 km ESE of Húsafell
Mon, 18 Jun 12:16 UTCM 1.3 / 1.8 km3 km17.1 km SSW of Eiríksjökull
Sun, 17 Jun
Sun, 17 Jun 13:07 UTCM 0.5 / 7.1 km7 km5.9 km NNW of Selfoss
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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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