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Central volcanoes of Vatnajökull

August 24, 2014

VolcanoCafé

Grimsvötn 2011 eruption arial photo. Grimsvötn 2011 eruption arial photo.

Since times are quiet in Iceland I had decided to pick up on my never ending series about all of the Icelandic volcanoes. So I went digging for information on Fremrinamur volcano. But, to the delight of everyone there is almost no available information on that volcano, so that will be on the back burner for a while.

As I searched for information I stumbled on a small PDF from our hard working friends at the Icelandic Met Office, as we will see sometimes large things come in very small packages. Before we start I should though write a bit on what an Icelandic volcano is all about. Otherwise you will end up with a too simplified model of how it actually works.

Part of this post is based on this post:

http://volcanocafe.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/icelands-forgotten-volcanoes/

Icelandic volcanism in brief

To understand our Icelandic volcanoes we have to…

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