Loki-Fögrufjöll

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Loki-Fögrufjöll
Loki-Fögrufjöll is located in Iceland
Loki-Fögrufjöll
Loki-Fögrufjöll
Highest point
Elevation1,570 m (5,150 ft)
ListingList of volcanoes in Iceland
Coordinates64°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
Mountain typeSubglacial volcano
Last eruption1910

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]

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