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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
Tue, 22 Jan
Tue, 22 Jan 06:16 UTCM 0.8 / 7.4 km10 km2.8 km WNW of Selfoss
Tue, 22 Jan 04:42 UTCM 0.7 / 7.9 km19 km4.8 km E of Þjórsárbrú
Tue, 22 Jan 03:31 UTCM 1.3 / 5.2 km1 km1.5 km SSE of Hrómundartindi
Mon, 21 Jan
Mon, 21 Jan 18:48 UTCM 1.3 / 8.7 km13 km2.2 km E of Bláfjallaskáli
Mon, 21 Jan 18:43 UTCM 1.3 / 8.5 km13 km2.3 km E 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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