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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
Sun, 22 Apr
Sun, 22 Apr 08:51 UTCM 0.7 / 2.3 km2 km2.5 km NW of Hekla
Sun, 22 Apr 08:51 UTCM 0.4 / 1.3 km2 km2.2 km NW of Hekla
Sun, 22 Apr 07:07 UTCM 0.4 / 7.7 km10 km5.2 km NNW of Þjórsárbrú
Sat, 21 Apr
Sat, 21 Apr 08:21 UTCM 1.5 / 3.5 km2 km18.1 km SE of Húsafell
Sat, 21 Apr 06:10 UTCM 0.8 / 8.6 km23 km10.0 km SW of Árnes
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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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