Langjökull Volcano | John Seach



64.75, 19.98 W
summit elevation 1360 m

Langjökull Volcano is located under Langjökull glacier in SW Icelend. The glacier supplies drinking water the to region. The Geysir thermal area, containing Iceland's largest geysers, is located in the Haukadalur basin at the southern end of the volcanic fissure system.

Further reading
Sigurdsson, H., Schilling, J.G. and Meyer, P.S., 1978. Skagi and Langjökull volcanic zones in Iceland: 1. Petrology and structure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth83(B8), pp.3971-3982.

Piper, J.D.A., 1973. Volcanic history and tectonics of the North Langjökull region, Central Iceland. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences10(2), pp.164-179.

Langjökull Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions at the volcano.