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Bláfell

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  • Iceland
  • Iceland and Arctic Ocean
  • Tuya
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 64.492°N
  • 19.87°W

  • 1204 m
    3950 ft

  • 371809
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Bláfell.

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

Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Bláfell.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Bláfell.

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

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

Title: Midsudurland
Publisher: Geodetic Institute, Landmaelingar Islands
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Midsudurland

Title: Lava from Klofnafell Fissure
Publisher: NVI (Univ. Iceland) & National Power Company
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: Vhaz Map
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Lava from Klofnafell Fissure

Title: Lava from Vatnaoldur Fissure
Publisher: NVI (Univ. Iceland) & National Power Company
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: Vhaz Map
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Lava from Vatnaoldur Fissure

Title: Lava from Veidivotn Fissure
Publisher: NVI (Univ. Iceland) & National Power Company
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: Vhaz Map
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Lava from Veidivotn Fissure

Title: Lava from Snjololdufjallgardur Fissure
Publisher: NVI (Univ. Iceland) & National Power Company
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: Vhaz Map
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Lava from Snjololdufjallgardur Fissure

Title: Lava from Tungnardalur Fissure
Publisher: NVI (Univ. Iceland) & National Power Company
Country: Iceland
Year: 1988
Series: Vhaz Map
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Lava from Tungnardalur Fissure

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

Title: Kirkjufellsvatn (Vestur-Skaftafellsysla)
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1951
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Kirkjufellsvatn (Vestur-Skaftafellsysla)

Title: Kaldaklofsfjoll (Rangarvallasysla)
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1950
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Kaldaklofsfjoll (Rangarvallasysla)

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

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

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