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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
Wed, 25 Apr
Wed, 25 Apr 21:25 UTCM 0.6 / 6.4 km13 km2.5 km ESE of Bláfjallaskáli
Wed, 25 Apr 21:14 UTCM 0.4 / 6.3 km13 km2.8 km ESE of Bláfjallaskáli
Wed, 25 Apr 20:16 UTCM 0.8 / 3.8 km8 km8.0 km W of Geysir
Wed, 25 Apr 10:12 UTCM 0.2 / 7.1 km5 km3.4 km ENE of Skeggi_á_Hengli
Wed, 25 Apr 08:01 UTCM 0.6 / 8.6 km10 km7.8 km W of Selfoss
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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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