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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)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Grensdalur volcano eruptions: Pleistocene
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 24 Nov
Fri, 24 Nov 06:55 UTCM 0.2 / 4.8 km6 km4.7 km NE of Skeggi_á_Hengli
Fri, 24 Nov 06:10 UTCM 0.3 / 5.8 km6 km5.1 km NE of Skeggi_á_Hengli
Fri, 24 Nov 05:42 UTCM 0.1 / 7.1 km10 km2.7 km WNW of Selfoss
Fri, 24 Nov 03:21 UTCM 0.2 / 4.1 km7 km7.9 km ENE of Selfoss
Fri, 24 Nov 02:48 UTCM 0.3 / 4.2 km8 km7.8 km ENE 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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