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Fagradalsfjall Volcano

September 17, 2021

63° 54′ 18″ N, 63° 54′ 18″ E

As of 2021, I have now stood next to an active volcano, its lava flowing directly towards me. An experience that should be terrifying, but it was just another day in Iceland. Instead of lava, it could have been a lake, families taking a weekend stroll along its banks.

Close up of cooled lava, the texture is wavy
The cooled lava turned to black rock
People looking tiny compared to the volcano