Hofsjökull Volcano | John Seach

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Iceland

64.78 N, 18.92 W
summit elevation 1782 m
Subglacial volcano

Hofsjökull volcano is located in central Iceland under Hofsjökull icecap. The ice cap covers an area of 923 sq km and has a volume of 208 cubic km. The volcano contains a 11 km x 7 km, 600 m deep caldera.

Lava flows have originated from flank fissures in the north and east of the icecap.

Hofsjökull Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions at the volcano.