Kerlingarfjöll Volcano | John Seach



64.63 N, 19.32 W
summit elevation 1488 m

The volcano is located in the highlands of Iceland, SW of Hofsjökull icecap. Kerlingarfjoll contains the most active fumaroles in Iceland.

Further reading
Flude, S., McGarvie, D.W., Burgess, R. and Tindle, A.G., 2010. Rhyolites at Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland: the evolution and lifespan of silicic central volcanoes. Bulletin of Volcanology72(5), pp.523-538.

Stevenson, J.A., Gilbert, J.S., McGarvie, D.W. and Smellie, J.L., 2011. Explosive rhyolite tuya formation: classic examples from Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland. Quaternary Science Reviews30(1-2), pp.192-209.

Stevenson, J.A., Smellie, J.L., McGarvie, D.W., Gilbert, J.S. and Cameron, B.I., 2009. Subglacial intermediate volcanism at Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland: magma–water interactions beneath thick ice. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research185(4), pp.337-351.

Kerlingarfjöll Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions at the volcano.