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Eríksjökull

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  • Iceland
  • Iceland and Arctic Ocean
  • Tuya
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 64.77°N
  • 20.4°W

  • 1675 m
    5495 ft

  • 371807
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Eríksjökull.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Eríksjökull.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Eríksjökull. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Eríksjökull 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 Eríksjökull.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Eríksjökull.

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: Pjofadalafjoll
Publisher: DMA
Country: Iceland
Year: 1990
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Pjofadalafjoll

Title: Forsaeludalskvislar
Publisher: DMA
Country: Iceland
Year: 1990
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Forsaeludalskvislar

Title: Mid-Island
Publisher: Iceland Geodetic Survey -- Landmaelingar Islands
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Mid-Island

Title: Rettarvatn
Publisher: DMA
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: C761
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Rettarvatn

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: Blafell
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1951
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Blafell

Title: Hveravellir
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1951
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Hveravellir

Title: Saudhafell
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1951
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Saudhafell

Title: Sudhurmannasandfell
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1949
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Sudhurmannasandfell
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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