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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)
Grensdalur volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Grensdalur volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 28 Jul
Fri, 28 Jul 14:38 UTCM 0.2 / 4.3 km8 km2.1 km SE of Eiturhóll
Thu, 27 Jul
Thu, 27 Jul 16:30 UTCM 0.8 / 1.7 km8 km2.3 km ENE of Hellisheiðarvirkjun
Thu, 27 Jul 08:45 UTCM 0.3 / 6.7 km10 km4.2 km SSW of Hestfjall
Thu, 27 Jul 03:50 UTCM 1.7 / 6.5 km17 km4.9 km SW of Þrengsli
Thu, 27 Jul 03:50 UTCM 1.2 / 6.9 km16 km5.4 km SSW of Þrengsli
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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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