Vatnafjöll Volcano | John Seach



63.92 N, 19.67 W
summit elevation 1235 m
Fissure vents

Volcano is located in southern Iceland and contains 40 km of fissures and crater rows.

Further reading
Ágústsson, K., Linde, A.T., Stefánsson, R. and Sacks, S., 1999. Strain changes for the 1987 Vatnafjöll earthquake in south Iceland and possible magmatic triggering. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth104(B1), pp.1151-1161.

Bjarnason, I.T. and Einarsson, P., 1991. Source mechanism of the 1987 Vatnafjöll earthquake in South Iceland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth96(B3), pp.4313-4324.

Ólafsson, S., Sigbjörnsson, R. and Einarsson, P., 1998. Estimation of source parameters and Q from acceleration recorded in the Vatnafjöll Earthquake in South Iceland. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America88(2), pp.556-563.

Vatnafjöll Volcano Eruptions

1200 years ago.