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  • Iceland
  • Iceland and Arctic Ocean
  • Stratovolcano
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 64.783°N
  • 15.55°W

  • 1833 m
    6014 ft

  • 374801
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Snaefell.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Snaefell.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Snaefell.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Snaefell.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Snaefell.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Snaefell.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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