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Grensdalur volcano

Stratovolcano 497 m / 1,631 ft
Southwestern Iceland, 64.02°N / -21.17°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Grensdalur volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 29 May
Mon, 29 May 10:53 UTCM 0.5 / 0.4 km0 km10.1 km SE of Skjaldbreið
Sun, 28 May
Sun, 28 May 21:41 UTCM 0.2 / 6.7 km9 km3.4 km NW of Selfoss
Sun, 28 May 13:56 UTCM 0.5 / 9.9 km30 km10.3 km WSW of Hella
Sun, 28 May 03:45 UTCM 1.1 / 3.4 km7 km2.1 km N of Skálafell
Sun, 28 May 03:45 UTCM 0.6 / 2.2 km8 km1.9 km N of Skálafell
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Background:

The small Grensdalur volcanic system (also known as the Hveragerdi system) lies at the eastern end of the Reykjanes Peninsula, SE of the Hengill volcanic system and south of the Hrómundartindur volcanic system. Grensdalur is the oldest of the three volcanic systems in the Hengill area and was last active during the Pleistocene. The Hveragerdi geothermal area contains high- and low-temperature geothermal features that include fumaroles, hot springs and pools, mud pots, and geysers, and provide heat to the town of Hveragerdi.
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