Grímsnes Volcano | John Seach



64.03 N, 20.87 W
summit elevation 214 m
Crater rows

Grímsnes Volcano is located located SE of Lake Thingvallavatn in SW Iceland. A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit 8 km SW of the volcano on 29th May 2008. Previous eruptions have produced lava flows from 11 fissures.

Further reading
Sinton, J., Grönvold, K. and Sæmundsson, K., 2005. Postglacial eruptive history of the western volcanic zone, Iceland. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems6(12).

Grímsnes Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions 5500-6500 years ago.