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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
Tue, 12 Dec
Tue, 12 Dec 02:29 UTCM 1.3 / 8.6 km22 km1.5 km E of Skjaldbreið
Tue, 12 Dec 00:32 UTCM 1.3 / 1.1 km24 km2.3 km SSW of Skjaldbreið
Mon, 11 Dec
Mon, 11 Dec 22:24 UTCM 1.6 / 4 km23 km0.6 km ESE of Skjaldbreið
Mon, 11 Dec 22:21 UTCM 1.3 / 4.9 km23 km1.0 km ESE of Skjaldbreið
Mon, 11 Dec 20:16 UTCM 0.8 / 20 km20 km3.4 km ESE of Skjaldbreið
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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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