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Tjörnes Fracture Zone

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  • Iceland
  • Iceland and Arctic Ocean
  • Submarine
  • 1868 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 66.309°N
  • 17.118°W

  • -75 m
    -246 ft

  • 373100
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Tjörnes Fracture Zone.

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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 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1867 Dec 1868 Jan Confirmed   Historical Observations Immediately north of Manareyjar Island
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Tjörnes Fracture Zone.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Tjörnes Fracture Zone.

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

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

Title: Island Special Map--Husavik/ Myvatn
Publisher: Iceland Geodetic Survey -- Landmaelingar Islands
Country: Iceland
Year: 1987
Series: Special Maps
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Island Special Map--Husavik/ Myvatn

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

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

Title: Gardur (Nordhur-Thingeyjarsysla)
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Iceland
Year: 1950
Series: C762
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Gardur (Nordhur-Thingeyjarsysla)

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

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

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