Grímsvötn and the Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland, July 1972
|Elevation||1,725 m (5,659 ft) |
|Listing||List of volcanoes in Iceland|
|Mountain type||Volcanic caldera|
|Last eruption||May 2011|
Grímsvötn is a basaltic volcano which has the highest eruption frequency of all the volcanoes in Iceland. It has a southwest-northeast-trending fissure system. The massive climate-impacting Laki fissure eruption of 1783–1784 was a part of the same fissure system.
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