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Grensdalur

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  • Iceland
  • Iceland and Arctic Ocean
  • Stratovolcano
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 64.02°N
  • 21.17°W

  • 497 m
    1631 ft

  • 371801
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Grensdalur.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Grensdalur. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Grensdalur page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Grensdalur.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Grensdalur.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Pjorsarnes
Publisher: DMA
Country: Iceland
Year: 1989
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Pjorsarnes

Title: Selvogur Vestmannaeyjar
Publisher: Icelandic Hydrographic Service (Sjomaellingar)
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: S Coast Maps
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Selvogur Vestmannaeyjar

Title: Sudvesturland
Publisher: Geodetic Institute, Landmaelingar Islands
Country: Iceland
Year: 1987
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Sudvesturland

Title: Geomorphology of Iceland
Publisher: University of Goteborg, Dept Phys Geog
Country: Iceland
Year: 1984
Map Type: Geology (Geomorphology)
Scale: 1:1,750
Map of Geomorphology of Iceland

Title: Geographical Names of Iceland
Publisher: University of Goteborg, Dept Phys Geog
Country: Iceland
Year: 1984
Map Type: Unknown
Scale: 1:1,750
Map of Geographical Names of Iceland

Title: Selfoss
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1965
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Selfoss

Title: Hengill
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1965
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Hengill

Title: Hraungerdhi
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1962
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Hraungerdhi

Title: Mosfell
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1950
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Mosfell
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Grensdalur in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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