Geysir volcano

Updated: Jul 7, 2022 05:23 GMT - Refresh
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
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 29, 2022 9:34 am (GMT +0) (Jun 29, 2022 09:34 GMT)
2.2

4.5 km
23 km (14 mi)
Iceland: 23.3 Km N of Geysir
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 28, 2022 4:43 am (GMT +0) (Jun 28, 2022 04:43 GMT)
2.1

5.5 km
8.8 km (5.5 mi)
Iceland: 9.5 Km N of Geysir
Friday, June 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 24, 2022 12:22 pm (GMT +0) (Jun 24, 2022 12:22 GMT)
2.1

2.6 km
34 km (21 mi)
Iceland: 16.0 Km S of Eiríksjökull

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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Geysir Photos

In the "world disney like" tourist par Timafaya water in a tube is overheated and produces a "geysir".  (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
In the "world disney like" tourist par Timafaya water in a tube is overheated and produces a "geysir". (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
White salt geysir (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
White salt geysir (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The "boiling" cold water geysir Wallenborn (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The "boiling" cold water geysir Wallenborn (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The cold water geysir Wallenborn (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The cold water geysir Wallenborn (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
 



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