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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
Thu, 22 Jun
Thu, 22 Jun 07:07 UTCM 0.7 / 7.7 km17 km14.9 km SE of Árnes
Wed, 21 Jun
Wed, 21 Jun 10:48 UTCM 1.0 / 2.9 km23 km17.9 km SSW of Húsafell
Wed, 21 Jun 07:27 UTCM 1.5 / 8.1 km25 km13.9 km SW of Húsafell
Tue, 20 Jun
Tue, 20 Jun 23:24 UTCM 0.6 / 10.3 km28 km9.4 km WSW of Skjaldbreið
Tue, 20 Jun 14:13 UTCM 1.3 / 1.1 km6 km10.2 km ENE of Hveragerði
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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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