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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
Mon, 10 Dec
Mon, 10 Dec 05:49 UTCM 1.0 / 7.6 km24 km4.9 km SSW of Skjaldbreið
Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 18:20 UTCM 0.5 / 3.2 km13 km12.9 km W of Hekla
Sat, 8 Dec
Sat, 8 Dec 22:02 UTCM 0.5 / 7.5 km16 km15.1 km ESE of Árnes
Sat, 8 Dec 09:04 UTCM 0.5 / 8.9 km26 km5.4 km SW of Árnes
Sat, 8 Dec 04:01 UTCM 0.6 / 8.5 km19 km9.6 km E of Hestfjall
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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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