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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06042

Three generations of an Icelandic family view the 1984 eruption of Krafla volcano.  The two-week-long eruption drew school children and families from the nearby Myvatn area as well as other parts of Iceland to observe spectacular lava fountaining and slowly advancing lava flows. Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Three generations of an Icelandic family view the 1984 eruption of Krafla volcano. The two-week-long eruption drew school children and families from the nearby Myvatn area as well as other parts of Iceland to observe spectacular lava fountaining and slowly advancing lava flows.

Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).


Krafla