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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) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Grensdalur volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 19 Nov
Mon, 19 Nov 21:16 UTCM 0.7 / 1.1 km13 km3.6 km SE of Bláfjallaskáli
Mon, 19 Nov 21:16 UTCM 0.5 / 1.1 km3 km8.7 km S of Helgafell
Mon, 19 Nov 19:21 UTCM 0.4 / 1.1 km15 km6.4 km ESE of Bláfjallaskáli
Mon, 19 Nov 12:41 UTCM 0.7 / 4.7 km11 km4.2 km NW of Þjórsárbrú
Sun, 18 Nov
Sun, 18 Nov 12:10 UTCM 0.5 / 0.1 km2 km4.0 km N of Hveragerði
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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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