Loki-Fögrufjöll

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Laki.
Loki-Fögrufjöll
Loki-Fögrufjöll is located in Iceland
Loki-Fögrufjöll
Loki-Fögrufjöll
Elevation 1,570 m (5,150 ft)
Listing List of volcanoes in Iceland
Location
Coordinates 64°35′15″N 17°47′59″W / 64.587599°N 17.799683°W / 64.587599; -17.799683Coordinates: 64°35′15″N 17°47′59″W / 64.587599°N 17.799683°W / 64.587599; -17.799683
Geology
Type Subglacial volcano
Last eruption 1910

Loki-Fögrufjöll (also known as Hamarinn or Lokahryggur) is a subglacial volcano under the Vatnajökull glacier.

The subglacial volcano is found within the Bárðarbunga fissure system, but is independent of Bárðarbunga itself.

The last confirmed eruption was in 1910 when Tephra was erupted, but may also have had subglacial eruptions in, 1986, 1991,[1] 2006 and 2008.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2] Iceland volcano and earthquake blog