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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
Grensdalur volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Grensdalur volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 26 Sep
Wed, 26 Sep 08:49 UTCM 0.6 / 5.4 km3 km3.9 km NNW of Hveragerði
Tue, 25 Sep
Tue, 25 Sep 22:03 UTCM 1.9 / 9.1 km35 km8.3 km SSW of Hella
Tue, 25 Sep 21:22 UTCM 0.6 / 11 km8 km5.3 km S of Bláfjallaskáli
Tue, 25 Sep 20:55 UTCM 0.8 / 10.2 km9 km6.4 km S of Bláfjallaskáli
Tue, 25 Sep 20:55 UTCM 0.6 / 8.5 km9 km6.0 km S of Bláfjallaskáli
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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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