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Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull

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  • 64.85°N
  • 19.7°W

  • 1100 m
    3609 ft

  • 371080
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull.

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

There is data available for 6 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

0950 ± 50 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Hallmundahraun
0950 ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Hallmundahraun

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
0950 ± 50 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

2050 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Lambahraun
2050 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Lambahraun

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava fountains
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava lake
2050 BCE (?)    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

2550 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Krákshraun
2550 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Krákshraun

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
2550 BCE (?)    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

3550 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Strytuhraun
3550 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Strytuhraun

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
3550 BCE (?)    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

5850 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Kjalhraun
5850 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 6 Events for Episode 1 at Kjalhraun

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava fountains
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava lake
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
5850 BCE (?)    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

8600 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Leggjarbrjotur
8600 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Leggjarbrjotur

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava fountains
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava lake
8600 BCE (?)    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull.

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 Oddnýjarhnjúkur-Langjökull in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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